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Poison Help 1-800-222-1222 [logo]

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When accidents happen with chemicals, medicine, or household items, call Poison Help. Get help right away from a local poison expert.

If someone is unconscious or has trouble breathing, call 911.

What Can You Do?


The Poison Help Widget is an online tool about poison prevention designed to add an interactive feature to your Web site, personal blog, Facebook or Twitter page. To get the widget on your site, click the embed button on the widget and copy and paste the code into your Web site. 

The features of this widget include:

  • Action Items: The “Tip of the Week” portion provides poison-related tips that are useful for all audiences.
  • Facts: The “Did You Know?” section includes poison facts updated throughout the year.
  • Optional Sizes: Both wide and tall versions of the widget are available, as well as a badge, so you can choose what will look best on your Web site.
  • Languages: The widget is available in both Spanish and English.

You can share the widget with friends, colleagues, and family members on sites such as Facebook Exit Disclaimer and MySpace Exit Disclaimer. Click the share button to share this important information with your online audience(s).

The widget can help you remember the toll-free Poison Help number for emergencies and general poison information: 1-800-222-1222, which connects you to your local poison center.


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Widget (text-only)


Poison Help Badge: Get Help Now. 1-800-222-1222. Trouble breathing? Call 911.

Badge (text-only)

To add the Poison Help Badge to your Web site, copy the following instructions below, and paste into your Web site.