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No Super Bugs on Super Bowl!

Follow the food safety tips on this infographic to avoid food poisoning on Super Bowl Sunday (right click on the image to open in a new window). Also, be careful not to leave alcoholic beverages within the reach of children.

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Keep our Furry Friends Safe!

As Valentine's Day approaches, remember that chocolate and dogs don't mix! Make sure you keep all candies with chocolate out of their reach.


Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning!

It's time to warm up our homes! Please make sure you have a working carbon monoxide (CO) detector installed outside of your sleeping areas - remember you can't see, smell or taste CO gas! More CO poison prevention tips

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Need Help With a Poisoning?

Try the new Web application by clicking on the picture below or call 1-800-222-1222.

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Are Your Family and Friends Safe?

You can feel reassured by signing up for the free The Poison Post® newsletter. This quarterly e - newsletter is filled with helpful information about how to prevent poisonings. 

The most recent issue includes a well written article, "I Just Broke A Thermometer. What Do I Do," by NMPDIC's very own, Karen Dominguez.


Program Your Cell With the Poison Help Number:  1-800-222-1222!

You never know when you might find yourself in nature tangled up in poison ivy or bitten by a venomous snake.qr help lineThis is why you should always have the Poison Help number handy when you need help with a poisoning. Please scan the QR code or program your cell with this very important number.

The Poison Help number is a national line that routes each call to the nearest poison center. For example, if you dial 1-800-222-1222 from anywhere in New Mexico you will be connected to the New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center (NMPDIC).

So be prepared when seconds count. The services offered at the NMPDIC are free, confidential and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Learn more about NMPDIC 

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