Website: Iowa Poison Control
Phone Number: 1-800-222-1222
The Iowa Poison Control Center (IPCC) provides free 24-hour immediate treatment advice for poison emergencies through a national toll-free telephone hotline, 1-800-222-1222. They also provide information about poisons and poison prevention. The IPCC can help you with questions about household products, drugs (prescription, over-the-counter, herbal, illegal, or animal medicines), chemicals at work or in the environment, snake bites, spider bites, and plant and mushroom poisonings. Services are available for the hearing impaired and non-English speaking. The ISPCC is the official poison control center for the State of Iowa and is one of 55 nationally accredited poison centers in the nation.
Your call to the Iowa Poison Control Center will be answered 24 hours a day by highly-trained registered nurses and pharmacists who are certified specialists in poison information. The specialists work under the direction of physicians who are board certified in medical toxicology.
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