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Listeria Outbreak Alert

The CDC is investigating a Listeria outbreak linked to Florida. If you experience food poisoning symptoms, call a healthcare provider immediately. Click here for more information.


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.


Are You Prepared for Hurricane Season?

Prevent poisoning after a hurricane, click here for some tips and to download our Preventing Poisonings After a Hurricane phamplet.



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Every season is snakebite season in Florida.

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


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

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


Household products can look good enough to taste.

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


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 Helpline (1-800-222-1222) as a contact in your phone.


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