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Missouri Poison Center a program of SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center in St. Louis 

Poison educational materials and resources 

In addition to assisting with thousands of calls each year, the Missouri Poison Center also provides educational services to area schools and organizations.

For more information regarding poison prevention materials please call 314-772-8300 or 1-800-222-1222 (outside St. Louis).

You may also download the Poison Prevention Materials Order Form (PDF).

If you are a designated MUA or FQHC, please use this order form(PDF).

For adults

What To Do If Your Child Is Poisoned

Medication Poisoning

Food Poisoning

Poison Prevention Top 10

House Safety

Top 10 Categories of Exposure

For children

Take the Poison Look-Alikes Quiz

Download Games and Puzzles!

Spike's Poison Prevention Adventure
This video uses a puppet show to teach young children about poison prevention.

Additional educational materials are also available.

Poison Safe Practices

Download and print any of our "Poison Safe Practices" and share them with your class, your clientele or even use them for self reminders.


National Poison Prevention Week and a safety checklist for your home - March

Repel pests, not people - June


Our version of the 12 Days of Christmas - December

Carbon Monoxide safety - November

Pesticides and other garden chemicals - September (crossword puzzle!)

Over-the-counter medicines - June

Why call the poison center? - March

Hand sanitizers - January


Spring cleaning & Snake bite first aid - March

Do you know what to do if you are poisoned? - June

Take aim at poison prevention (deer season is upon us) - September

Deck the halls & Safe storage of Buprenorphine - December


Mushrooms - March

Dietary supplements - June

Safe use of ADHD medications - September

One pill can kill - December


Avoid medication mishaps, Poison Prevention Week - March

Food safety - June

Energy drinks, safe use of ADHD medications - September (2 parts)

Clean out your medicine cabinet - December


Carbon monoxide - March

The drug facts label, Poison Prevention Week - June

Snake bites - September

Reading medication labels - December

Dr. Matt Broom talks about proper dosing on FOX2now
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