Poison Center Emergency
Below are some materials and program resources for the general public and for community-based organizations.
Program-To-Go (PTG) – details about the COPC’s most popular educational tool kit that can be loaned from the Central Ohio Poison Center. Used by teachers, day care providers, social workers, nurses, pharmacists, doctors, 4H groups, girl/boy scout leaders, parish nurses, churches, senior centers, health departments, injury prevention coordinators, high school and college students, and everyone else who is concerned about poisonings and willing to educate the general public or their family.
Teaching Guidelines – outlines the natures of poisonings, shares statistics, explains why and how to approach poison prevention education and what happens when someone calls the poison emergency helpline 1-800-222-1222.
Activity Script – presentation pointers and lesson plans to guide your presentation(s) for the following age groups: preschool/kindergarten, elementary & middle school and for teens/caregivers/elderly.
To request poison prevention information, phone sticker and magnet, please call (614) 355-0463.
When making your request:
You can also make a request by filling out our Order Form and mailing it to:
Central Ohio Poison Center
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Poison Prevention Poster - 8.5" x 11", portrait poster
Checklist/House Diagram – list of places you should check as you poison proof your home
Activity sheets and Coloring pages – help kids to learn about poisons and how they can help preventing poisonings.
First Aid for Poisonings (Flier, side 1) – what to do when somebody gets poisoned.
Prevent, Prevent, Prevent (Flier, side 2) – poison prevention at your fingertips.
Ask Questions – list of important questions you must know the answers to regarding your or your kids’ prescription medication to take them safely.
Medication Record Form – helps keeping track of all the medication(s) you or someone in your family is taking.
Our Helping Hands provide families with information on medicine and poison safety.