National Poison Prevention Week
March 15-21, 2015

Press Contacts

Stuart E. Heard, CPCS Executive Director
415-719-8333 (p)

Kristina Hamm,
CPCS Director of Program Development
503-975-6461 (c)

Susan Tellem, BSN
Tellem Grody PR

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About the California Poison Control System

News and Information

Latest News

California Poison Control Top 10 Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving Dinner
November 11, 2014 (PDF)

Top 10 Ways to Poison Proof Your House
November 11, 2014 (PDF)

Para Prevenir Intoxicación O Envenenamiento
November 11, 2014 (PDF)

Lead Poisoning Prevention
November 11, 2014 (PDF)

La Prevención del Envenenamiento por Plomo
November 11, 2014 (PDF)

California Poison Control Offers Tips about Spider Bites
June 30, 2011 (PDF)

“15 Minutes with an Expert” Scheduled with California Poison Control: Doctors Take Questions on Twitter and Facebook
June 14, 2011 (PDF)

California Poison Control Warns Residents about Snake Bites
June 1, 2011 (PDF)

California Poison Control Launches iPhone App “Choose Your Poison” May 16, 2011 (PDF)

California Poison Control Issues Statement on Japan’s Nuclear Reactors’ Radioactive Material and Danger to U.S. Residents
March, 2011 (PDF)

California Poison Control Ten Tips to prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning to you and your family January 17, 2011 (PDF)

Diez Consejos para Prevenir el "Asesino Silencioso", la Intoxicación por Monóxido de Carbono, El Centro para el Control de Intoxicaciones y Envenenamientos de California
el 17 de enero 2011 (January 17, 2011) (PDF)

12 Days of Christmas Poison Prevention Tips December 1, 2010 (PDF)

California poison Control 10 Tips to avoid Summer Hazards: Keep Loved Ones Safe Not Sorry July 12, 2010 (PDF)

California Poison Control System Launches the First Ever Free, Bilingual Mobile Health Service for Poison Prevention
May 18, 2010 (PDF)


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Top 10 Ways to keep your Children Safe from Poisons Poison Control Fast Facts (PDF)

10 Consejos para prevenir intoxicacion o envenenamiento (PDF)

Value of Poison Control Services to California (PDF)

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