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Stuart E. Heard, CPCS Executive Director
415-345-0821
415-719-8333 (p)

Susan Tellem, BSN
Tellem Grody PR
310-313-3444


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California Poison Control Warns Residents that Poison Oak is Abundant Now August 20, 2015 (PDF)


Poison Control Warns Parents About Lead Poisoning – The Summer Disease August 10, 2015 (PDF)


Poison Control Tips for Safe Summer Picnics and Barbeques July 27, 2015 (PDF)


Bees, Yellow Jackets, Hornets, Mosquitoes and Wasps – Summer’s Here! July 20, 2015 (PDF)


Poison Control Warns Residents in 12 State Area about Rattlesnakes June 25, 2015 (PDF)


Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Teams with California Poison Control to Host National Poison Prevention Week 2015 Press Briefing March 18, 2015 (PDF)


El Sistema para el Control de Intoxicamientos y Envenenamientos de California les recuerda que la semana del 16 de Mayo es la semana de prevención contra envenenamientos March 18, 2015 (PDF)


Bitter Winter Cold and Snow Heighten Risk of the Silent Killer Carbon Monoxide March 22, 2015 (PDF)


California Poison Control Discusses Holiday Plant Safety December 23, 2014 (PDF)


Poison Control Suggests 12 Holiday Hazard Tips for 12 Days of Christmas December 17, 2014 (PDF)


Top 10 Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving Dinner
November 12, 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)

 


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