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

Education

To educate your family on poison safety, including medicine, Click Here

For an interactive game to show children how household items and medicine can be mistaken for candy Click Here

To request our trained youth educators to teach the Over-the-Counter Medicine Safety Course email: info@jeffcodpc.org and for more information Click Here

Quick Tips

  • Use child resistant packaging (but remember that child resistant does not mean child proof)

  • Lock up medication and place it out of reach

  • Read and follow labels before taking and giving medication.

  • Children: DO NOT TAKE MEDICATION WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF A TRUSTED ADULT OR PARENT!

For more information please visit:

WWW.MISSOURIPOISONCENTER.ORG

Looking for Naloxone/Narcan?

Visit this site to find near you.

 

Or

Visit: https://mohopeproject.org/resources/get-naloxone/

Please contact us if you are interested in counter mats with drop box locations or are in need of safe storage.