– California Poison Control System

Calpoison.orgIn case your kid or any other person has ingested toxic substances by mistake, you will need to call an expert; it is too serious to be guessing. At calpoison.

org you will find relevant information as well as their contact number for you to give them a call in case of an emergency. The California Poison Control System, therefore, provides advice and assistance over the phone for people that have been exposed to poison or hazardous substances. The California Poison Control System is being managed by the University of California San Francisco, School of Pharmacy, and the Department of Clinical Pharmacy. On the main page of the web site there are diverse links, such as: health professionals, educators, press, and other materials, among others. In addition, there is a section named “you and your family” in which you can read about emergency action for poisoning, how to prevent poisoning, how to protect yours from breathing household poisons, etc.