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Power Out?

Do you know how long your food can last in the refrigerator or freezer during a power outage? Click here for tips to keep your family safe from food poisoning.


Hurricane Safety

Carbon monoxide (CO) is the most common cause of hospitalization and death following a hurricane. Get tips to keep your family safe by clicking here.


Every season is snakebite season in Florida.

Call your poison control center for immediate assistance with any bite or sting.


Household products can look good enough to taste.

Call your poison control center for immediate assistance in case of exposure.


Drug Recall

Golden State Medical Supply, Inc. has voluntarily recalled 1 lot of Clopidogrel (Plavix) 75mg tablets and 1 lot of Atenolol 25mg tablets due to a label mix-up. If you have questions, please click here or call the Poison Helpline:


Swimming Pool Chemical Safety

🚫 NEVER mix chemicals - it could create a toxic gas. 💨 Only handle chemicals in a well-ventilated space. 🔒 Keep products up and away from pets and kids, preferably in a locked area.



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Many calls to poison centers now involve medication mistakes or misuse.

Call your poison control center any time, for any medication mistakes.


Many of Florida's native plants can be toxic to people and pets.

Call your poison control center for help with any plant poisoning.


When you call the poison control center, you're speaking with a health care professional.

Poison specialists are doctors, nurses, and pharmacists with extensive training in managing poisoned patients.


Poisoning can happen at any age.

Only half of calls to poison control centers are about children. We're here for everyone.


Surprise! Bet you didn't know this could be poisonous...

E-cigarette liquid can be harmful to children.


Florida’s Poison Control Centers offer educational materials (English and Spanish) and poison prevention safety programs to the public. Contact for more information. ... Healthcare professionals: Call the poison control center (1-800-222-1222) for consultation on any known or potential toxic exposure or issue including emerging drugs of abuse, environmental or chemical hazards, bites/stings, food poisoning or radiation. ... Hablamos español! Nuestros servicios estan disponibles las 24 horas/7 dias a la semana. Su llamada es gratis y confidencíal.

Please add the Poison Help line (1-800-222-1222) as a contact in your phone.


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