Poison Center Poison Prevention Resources :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Poison Prevention Resources

Below are some materials and program resources for the general public and for community-based organizations.

Program Materials:

  • 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.

Requests for Information

To request poison prevention information, phone sticker and magnet, please call (614) 355-0463.

When making your request:

  • Please provide a short description about how you will be using the requested materials.
  • Indicate whether you would like to request just a few for family/personal use or larger quantity for business/health fair, etc.

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

Copy Ready Handouts (PDFs)

Helping Hands

Our Helping Hands provide families with information on medicine and poison safety.

Poison Emergency

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000