The NYC Poison Control Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for treatment advice about exposures to poisons or questions about medicine safety. Pharmacists and nurses certified in poison information are there to give advice. All calls are free and confidential. Translator services are provided in more than 150 languages. Call any time at 1-800-222-1222 or 212-POISONS (212-764-7667).
This training provides an overview of the New York City Poison Control Center’s services and tips to prevent poisonings in the home. Topics covered include household products, medicine safety, plants and Carbon Monoxide. Throughout the training, educational materials can be downloaded for each topic area. Upon completion of the training and post-test, a certificate will be emailed.
The training may be completed by anyone interested in learning the key messages about poison prevention in the home. This includes health educators, injury prevention coordinators, parent coordinators, day care center staff, home visitors or others interested in children’s safety and health.
Educational information and materials are available free of charge in English, Spanish, Chinese, Creole, Russian and Korean. In addition, workshops focusing on poison prevention and medicine safety are provided in English, Spanish and Chinese. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or for more information about community education programs.
Access the Poison Prevention in the Home training session.