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Congratulations Dr. Smolinske!

A very special congratulations goes out to our Director, Dr. Susan Smolinske, for being recognized as one of the 64 UNM employees to receive a Supervisor of the Year Award! Send a Kudos her way!

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DEA Drug Take Back Day, October 27th

Please help New Mexico prevent drug overdoses by getting rid of your unused and expired medications. Find the nearest drop off site along with promotional materials at, https://takebackday.dea.gov/

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Happy Fall!

From the International Balloon Fiesta to the changing color of foliage, fall is absolutely beautiful in New Mexico! While New Mexicans and travelers abroad enjoy the fall in our great state, the NMPDIC would like to remind folks that it is also flu and carbon monoxide poisoning season.

Get your flu shots and avoid taking medications with the same active ingredient, such as acetaminophen. Install carbon monoxide detectors in your homes and outside of sleeping areas, and remember to not run generators in the home, recreational vehicles or tents.

Learn more prevention tips by clicking on the following links:  Medication Safety and Carbon Monoxide Safety.

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Prefer Online Service?

We have you covered! Try webPOISONCONTROL® next time you need help with a poisoning. Download the link to webPOISONCONTROL®, the Poison Help Line and other important NMPDIC contact information to your cell phone by texting Vcard Toxic to 313131. You may also visit your play store to download the webPOISONCONTROL® app.

Please know that you may be instructed to call your Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222 depending on the care that's involved with treating the poisoning.

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