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First Aid for Poisoning

 

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24-hour phone: 1-800-222-1222

If you are in Arizona with an out of state cell phone call (602) 253-3334 for the local poison center.

Has the person collapsed or stopped breathing?

  • Start CPR and call 911

Poison in the eyes?

  • Remove contact lenses (if worn)
  • Rinse eyes with luke warm running water for 15 to 20 minutes from the inside out so that the chemical does not get into the other eye
  • Call 1-800-222-1222

Poison on the skin?

  • Take off any clothing that the poison touched.
  • Rinse skin with running water for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Soap may help.
  • Call 1-800-222-1222

Inhaled poison?

  • Get to fresh air right away.
  • Call 1-800-222-1222

Swallowed the wrong medicine or too much medicine?

  • Call 1-800-222-1222

Swallowed something that is not food or medicine?
(Like a household cleaner or plant)

  • Drink a small amount of milk or water.
  • Call 1-800-222-1222

Bitten or stung by a poisonous scorpion, spider or snake?

  • Call 1-800-222-1222
Banner Good Samaritan
Poison and Drug Information Center
24-hour phone: 1-800-222-1222
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