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God Bless America!

Wishing all a happy and safe 4th of July:

  • Cook all food to recommended temperatures; don't leave food out for more than 2 hours.
  • Supervise young children around fireworks; some chemicals in fireworks can be poisonous if swallowed.
  • If you think someone has been poisoned, call 1-800-222-1222 right away! The NM Poison Center is open 24/7, year around. We will be ready to take your call on the 4th.

4th of July

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School's Out For The Summer!

Are your medications and vitamins out the reach of busy little hands?

Detergent Packets

Please take care when using detergent packets. 


Trust for America's Health (TFAH) released “The Facts Hurt: A State-By-State Injury Prevention Policy Report.”  

Check out Poison Center information on page 63!

Full Report: 


Don't Let Snakes Take a Bite Out of Your Summer Fun!

April through October is snake season in New Mexico. Find out how to prevent a venomous snake bite.

Press Release: 

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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. See if you are spring cleaning safely!

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Join Us In Celebrating 70 Years With The UNM College of Pharmacy!

Show your love for the UNM COP by posting an announcement to all of your social media sites and tagging your emails!

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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