Poison Prevention: Community Education Programs

Community-based organizations, as well as individuals, can request copies of free multilingual poison prevention and medicine safety materials. To submit an order, download and complete the Material Order Form (PDF). Email the completed form to nycpcc@health.nyc.gov.

For a list of all available resources, review our online database of NYC Poison Control Educational Resources and Publications.

You can also request free workshops about poison prevention and medicine safety for providers, parents and older adults through the NYC Poison Control Center’s Community Education Programs. The workshops are available in English, Spanish and Chinese. For more information, email nycpcc@health.nyc.gov.

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Online Training

The Poison Prevention in the Home online training offers an overview of our services and tips to avoid poisonings. Topics include household products, medicine safety, plants and carbon monoxide. Throughout the training, you can download educational materials for each topic area.

After completing the training and a short quiz, you will receive a certificate by email.

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