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The Oregon Poison Center is at the forefront of poisoning exposures. Poisonings continue to be one of the leading causes of injury and death in the United States. We created this page to keep you informed of what is happening around you.

Emerging hazards: These are usually new drugs of abuse or drugs re-entering the market again.

Seasonal hazards: Each season brings a different poisoning hazard, make sure you are aware of the risks.

Plant safety: Plants beautify our homes. They add color and accent to our lawns and gardens. They feed us. Yet, some plants are poisonous to humans and pets.

Animal safety: Our pets are quick and curious. They can quickly gain access to unsuspecting poisons that we use around the house everyday. If you think your pet has been in contact with a poison, please call either animal poison help number shown below:

ASPCA's Poison Hotline: 1-888-426-4435

Pet Poison Helpline: 1-855-764-7661