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The Education Department is dedicated to providing poison prevention education and resources to all New Jersey communities.

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Healthcare Professionals

We offer valuable resources for healthcare professionals, including:

  • Graduate and Undergraduate rotations (Medical, pharmacy and nursing)
  • A fellowship program in medical toxicology
  • Publications and online content written by our faculty
  • Journal Club and NJ Toxicology Case Conference
  • Clinical tools and references

NJPIES in the News

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Welcome to the New Jersey Poison Control Center

The NJ Poison Control Center, also known as the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES), is the state’s primary defense against injury and deaths from poisoning.Our experts are standing by 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of poisoning for the general public and healthcare professionals across the state.

Staffed by trained healthcare professionals, we are dedicated to assisting the residents of New Jersey in all concerns related to drugs, chemicals, food, and other poison exposures. We assist callers of all ages, in all languages. All calls are free and confidential.

According to the U.S.Centers for Disease Control, poisoning is now the #1 cause of unintentional death for children and young adults. No question is too small when you are concerned about your health and the health of your loved ones. Many cases can be resolved over the phone, usually avoiding an unnecessary trip to the emergency room. Call us now to get the help you need.

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New Jersey Poison Control

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2 days ago

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📢Learn more about monoclonal antibody treatment! This treatment option can help prevent hospitalizations.

Monoclonal antibody treatment must be given within 10 days of when you developed #COVID19 symptoms. Talk to your #Healthcare provider to see if this treatment is right for you. This treatment must be organized through your healthcare provider.

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FDA authorized for eligible #diabetics with mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms, monoclonal antibody therapies are available at about 3,700 sites around the US. Typically, treatment only takes about two hours. Learn more about monoclonal antibody therapies here: combatcovid.hhs.gov/
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4 days ago

New Jersey Poison Control

The New Jersey Poison Control Center is the state's primary resource for poison exposure and information, but did you know poison centers have also been instrumental in the fight against COVID-19? Over the last year the NJ Poison Center not only helped over 50,000 residents with poison related issues but also provided an additional 90,000 callers with unbiased, up-to-date COVID-19 related information.
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Wonder what really happens inside your body when you get vaccinated? Looking for #NewJersey specific information about #COVID19 vaccine? Visit👉 https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/vaccine 👈 #COVID #healthcare #vaccine #NJ #Health #healthy #SaturdayThoughts

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