Minnesota Poison Control System

Minnesota Poison Control System The MN Poison Control System provides poison related info 24/7. It is free and confidential. Access us by calling 1-800-222-1222. The Minnesota Poison Control System (MPCS) is designated by the Minnesota Department of Health since 1982 to provide emergency poison management and poison prevention information to the citizens of the State of Minnesota.
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The primary service component of the system is located at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. MPCS is accredited as a Regional Poison Control Center by the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC).This organization represents the poison centers on national issues and facilitates the national phone number 1-800-222-1222 along with the Poison Help Network.

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Recall alert for dōTERRA essential oils: "The packaging of the products is not child-resistant, posing a risk of poisoni...
04/06/2021
dōTERRA recalls three oils due to packaging issue, poisoning risk

Recall alert for dōTERRA essential oils: "The packaging of the products is not child-resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are applied to the skin or swallowed by young children."

https://www.fox13now.com/news/local-news/doterra-recalls-three-oils-due-to-packaging-issue-poisoning-risk

Utah-based dōTERRA is recalling three of its essential oils because the products don't have child-resistant packaging, posing a poisoning risk, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Teach children to avoid touching or eating wild mushrooms, berries, or plants they find outdoors. #PreventPoison
04/05/2021

Teach children to avoid touching or eating wild mushrooms, berries, or plants they find outdoors. #PreventPoison

Store any products containing button batteries up high and out of the sight and reach of young children. #PreventPoison
04/02/2021

Store any products containing button batteries up high and out of the sight and reach of young children. #PreventPoison

When the world is in bloom, know what poisons may loom! Before spraying any lawn chemicals or pesticides, pick up childr...
03/31/2021

When the world is in bloom, know what poisons may loom! Before spraying any lawn chemicals or pesticides, pick up children's toys and wear protective gear. #PreventPoison

There’s enough to worry about these days. Poison centers are here to help, and we are always open. Our job is to help Pr...
03/27/2021

There’s enough to worry about these days. Poison centers are here to help, and we are always open. Our job is to help Prepare. Prevent. Protect. people from poisons. #NPPW21

Poison centers across the nation provide FREE 24/7 poison advice. This poison advice is the fastest and most accurate wa...
03/26/2021

Poison centers across the nation provide FREE 24/7 poison advice. This poison advice is the fastest and most accurate way to get your poison concerns addressed; do not hesitate to call if you need poison assistance!

#PreventPoison #NPPW21 #preparepreventprotect

When you’re in an emergency, seconds count and poison centers can provide life-saving information quickly. We’re always ...
03/25/2021

When you’re in an emergency, seconds count and poison centers can provide life-saving information quickly. We’re always open to help everyone from babies to grandparents. #NPPW21 #PreventPoison

Can you solve the poison prevention riddles? Learn about potential poisons found at home with the #NPPW21 Virtual Escape...
03/25/2021

Can you solve the poison prevention riddles? Learn about potential poisons found at home with the #NPPW21 Virtual Escape Room at 12:00pm CT today! Where to play: American Association of Poison Control Centers Or aapcc.org/nppw-2021

If you have a poison emergency, PROTECT your loved ones by acting fast and calling 1-800-222-1222 with your questions or...
03/25/2021

If you have a poison emergency, PROTECT your loved ones by acting fast and calling 1-800-222-1222 with your questions or concerns! Stay tuned throughout the week and learn more about the NPPW theme: PREPARE, PREVENT, and PROTECT.

#PreventPoison #NPPW21 #preparepreventprotect

When life happens…we have answers. Join us for a #NPPW21 Tox Talk tomorrow at 12:00pm CT! Watch live at facebook.com/aap...
03/24/2021

When life happens…we have answers. Join us for a #NPPW21 Tox Talk tomorrow at 12:00pm CT! Watch live at facebook.com/aapcc or On Demand at aapcc.org/nppw-2021

PREVENT a poison emergency by keeping medication, cleaning products, and chemicals in their original packaging and stori...
03/24/2021

PREVENT a poison emergency by keeping medication, cleaning products, and chemicals in their original packaging and storing them up and away from young children. You should also separate food products from household products.

#PreventPoison #NPPW21 #preparepreventprotect

Don’t spend your time and money worrying over the “what ifs.” Poison centers are ready to help and can save lives with f...
03/24/2021

Don’t spend your time and money worrying over the “what ifs.” Poison centers are ready to help and can save lives with fast, free, accurate information. #NPPW21

Looking for a fun and creative way to teach teens about poisoning prevention? Join us for a #NPPW21 Tox Trivia Game tomo...
03/23/2021

Looking for a fun and creative way to teach teens about poisoning prevention? Join us for a #NPPW21 Tox Trivia Game tomorrow at 12:00pm CT. Register here: https://rb.gy/pyeuxt

PREPARE for a poison emergency by saving 1-800-222-1222 in your phone & bookmarking webpoisoncontrol.org on your interne...
03/23/2021

PREPARE for a poison emergency by saving 1-800-222-1222 in your phone & bookmarking webpoisoncontrol.org on your internet browser. Stay tuned throughout the week & learn more about the NPPW theme: PREPARE, PREVENT, and PROTECT.

#PreventPoison #NPPW21 #preparepreventprotect

Looking for a fun and creative way to teach your little ones about poisonous creatures? Join us tomorrow at 12:00pm CT f...
03/22/2021

Looking for a fun and creative way to teach your little ones about poisonous creatures? Join us tomorrow at 12:00pm CT for Tox Tales! Ways to watch: facebook.com/aapcc Or aapcc.org/nppw-2021

03/22/2021
American Association of Poison Control Centers

Happy National Poison Prevention Week! #NPPW21 #PreventPoison

Every day, young kids surprise their families by getting into medicine. In fact, every hour 5 children under age 6 are seen in emergency rooms for medicine poisoning. Kick off Poison Prevention Week with Dr. Katie Donnelly, an emergency room doctor at Children’s National Hospital, and Linda Kalin, a safety expert at the American Association of Poison Control Centers, who will share practical tips and answer questions to help you create a safe environment for your curious kids.

We get it – life happens. Poison centers are ready with fast, free advice, 24/7. When you have a question, our poison sp...
03/22/2021

We get it – life happens. Poison centers are ready with fast, free advice, 24/7. When you have a question, our poison specialists have answers! #NPPW21

Join us tomorrow at 12:00pm CT for an American Association of Poison Control Centers and Safe Kids Worldwide discussion ...
03/21/2021

Join us tomorrow at 12:00pm CT for an American Association of Poison Control Centers and Safe Kids Worldwide discussion on ways to prepare, prevent, and protect against poisonings. Watch live at facebook.com/aapcc or On Demand at aapcc.org/nppw-2021

National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW) is this week, March 21 - March 27. Stay tuned throughout the week and learn more ...
03/21/2021

National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW) is this week, March 21 - March 27. Stay tuned throughout the week and learn more about the NPPW theme: PREPARE, PREVENT, and PROTECT.

#PreventPoison #NPPW21 #preparepreventprotect

This Sunday at 7:00am, our new Director will be on the Healthy Matters radio show! Dr. Sam Lee will be talking to Dr. Da...
03/19/2021

This Sunday at 7:00am, our new Director will be on the Healthy Matters radio show! Dr. Sam Lee will be talking to Dr. David Hilden about "Venoms, Toxins and Poisons-- oh my!" in honor of National Poison Prevention Week 2021. Listen live on WCCO 830 or check out the recording after on https://myhealthymatters.org/ #PreventPoison #NPPW21

#HappyStPatricksDayIf you think you came in contact with something poisonous - don't press your luck with the internet a...
03/17/2021

#HappyStPatricksDay

If you think you came in contact with something poisonous - don't press your luck with the internet and just call the poison experts!

#PreventPoison

Mark your calendars! National Poison Prevention Week begins March 21st. There's something for everyone.
03/16/2021

Mark your calendars! National Poison Prevention Week begins March 21st. There's something for everyone.

Mark your calendars! National Poison Prevention Week begins later this month on March 21st. There's something for everyone: elementary schoolers, teens and adults! Learn more here: https://rb.gy/7ptnxg

All events will be available to view here on facebook.com/aapcc. #NPPW21

As you celebrate #NationalNutritionMonth, also keep food safety prep and storage in mind!#PreventPoison by following a f...
03/10/2021

As you celebrate #NationalNutritionMonth, also keep food safety prep and storage in mind!
#PreventPoison by following a few simple precautions: http://bit.ly/1qTLdbz.

If you suspect food poisoning,
call #PoisonHelp immediately at 1-800-222-1222!

#PreventPoison #NationalNutritionMonth

SAVE THE DATE! National Poison Prevention Week will be here sooner than you know! Join us for safety tips on March 21-27...
03/01/2021

SAVE THE DATE! National Poison Prevention Week will be here sooner than you know! Join us for safety tips on March 21-27, 2021. #NPPW21 #PreventPoison

02/26/2021

Give us a call anytime you need advice, or a question answered, by our poison experts!

#PreventPoison

Milkw**d: excellent for monarch butterflies, toxic to humans. All parts of the plant contain toxic cardiac glycosides, w...
02/24/2021
Milkw**d Plant Can Cause Serious Poisoning

Milkw**d: excellent for monarch butterflies, toxic to humans. All parts of the plant contain toxic cardiac glycosides, which can cause nausea, diarrhea, weakness, and confusion in small amounts, and seizures, heart rhythm changes, respiratory paralysis, and even death in large amounts. Milkw**d can also irritate the skin and eyes if touched. Learn more here: http://ow.ly/JbOm50CPqJk

#PreventPoison #milkw**d #toxicplant

Milkw**d grows throughout the US and is essential for the survival of monarch butterflies. All parts of the plant contain toxic cardiac glyc

Medicines for heart disease, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol are helping Americans live longer, healthier live...
02/12/2021

Medicines for heart disease, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol are helping Americans live longer, healthier lives. But like all medications, they should be stored up and away and taken under the direction of a doctor. Learn more here: http://ow.ly/DOnz50CNvaM

#PreventPoison #HeartMedicine #medicationerror #medicationsafety

Minnesota Poison Control System's cover photo
02/06/2021

Minnesota Poison Control System's cover photo

Worried parents often call Poison Control about small children who swallowed birth control pills. However, swallowing bi...
01/28/2021

Worried parents often call Poison Control about small children who swallowed birth control pills. However, swallowing birth control pills is NOT dangerous for children. There are no long-term effects and few, if any, short-term effects.
Learn more here: http://ow.ly/911J50CNtg3

#PreventPoison #BirthControlPills #BirthControlPillSafety #medication #medicationsafety #toddlers

Congratulations to our Director, Debbie Anderson, on her well-deserved retirement!🎉It has been a true privilege to have ...
12/30/2020

Congratulations to our Director, Debbie Anderson, on her well-deserved retirement!🎉It has been a true privilege to have her leadership and guidance over the years so everyone at the Minnesota Poison Control System will miss her greatly!

Is #SelfCare on your agenda? Check out this article about bath bombs and how they are generally safe when used as intend...
11/24/2020

Is #SelfCare on your agenda? Check out this article about bath bombs and how they are generally safe when used as intended: http://ow.ly/5WS550Bg6ZF

Remember, if you have any questions about poison, don't hesitate to call 1-800-222-122 and receive expert advice!

#PreventPoison #BathBombs #BathBombSafety

This article shares how botanical ingredients have become more popular in recent years and goes into detail on the botan...
11/20/2020

This article shares how botanical ingredients have become more popular in recent years and goes into detail on the botanical ingredients contributing to adverse effects. It compares data across multiple studies, summarizing the most common plants with adverse effects. Read the full article here: http://ow.ly/8U9G50Bg6TO

#PreventPoison #Botanicals #PlantSafety #FoodSafety

11/18/2020
MPR News

The Minnesota Poison Control System's Medical Director, Dr. Jon Cole, shared his own personal and professional experiences with COVID during this briefing (his segments starts around 13:30) and also encouraged calling the Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222 to stay safe at home. #PreventPoison

Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan will hold a press call with Minnesotans impacted by COVID-19 around 2 p.m. We'll plan to carry audio from the conference call live here.
You can also tune in on the radio or via our live stream: https://www.mprnews.org/listen
Find the latest on COVID-19 in Minnesota here: https://www.mprnews.org/.../2020/11/17/latest-on-covid-in-mn

National Injury Prevention Day is this Wednesday! Use #BeInjuryFree on November 18 from 12:00pm-1:00pm CT to participate...
11/16/2020
Injury Free Prevention Day is November 18

National Injury Prevention Day is this Wednesday! Use #BeInjuryFree on November 18 from 12:00pm-1:00pm CT to participate in a Twitter Chat with Injury Free Coalition for Kids

https://hereforlife.blog/injury-free-prevention-day-is-november-18/

Injuries are the leading cause of death and disability to U.S. children from 1 to 18 years old. Every day, 20 children die from preventable injuries, resulting in more deaths than all other diseases combined.

This academic article highlights the history of poison, beginning in ancient times and ending with the modern era. Read ...
11/04/2020

This academic article highlights the history of poison, beginning in ancient times and ending with the modern era. Read the full article here: http://ow.ly/ej1k50Bg6RN

#PreventPoison #PoisonHistory

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