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Help us promote National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW) 2017! Here is how:

  • Take our Poistex to save poison control numberon Prevention Training. Take our online training, it's 100 % free and you can complete it online. Once you finish, you will have access to a useful resource library. Check out the training: poisontraining.ohsu.edu 
  • Pledge to Save the Poison Control Number on your phone & share it. The most important tool we have to help combat poisoning is the National Poison Help phone number 1-800-222-1222. Help us spread the word by encouraging others to save the number.  Text to Save Campaign.
  • Donate to your local Poison Center. If you or a loved one has ever called the Poison Help line, please consider investing in your local Poison Center. Please take a few minutes during #NPPW17 to donate to the Oregon Poison Center. You can safely do so here.

Daily themes: (March 19-25)

Monday, March 20: Children Act fast, So Do Poisons

Tuesday, March 21: Poison Centers, saving you time and money

Wednesday, March 22: Poisonings Span a Lifetime

Thursday, March 23: Home Safe Home 

Friday, March 24 : Medication Safety

For more information regarding NPPW17, you may contact Fiorella Carhuaz, our public educator, at 503-494-2196.

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