Poison Control

Managing director Jeanette Trella says most calls are about cleaning supplies. (credit: Michelle Durham)

This Is Poison Control Awareness Week

The facility that handles calls locally is operated by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and serves the entire Philadelphia area.


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Valentine’s Bouquets

If we’re lucky, we may see some flowers on Valentine’s Day. But our pets are not so lucky to be exposed to them. Many plants and flowers can poison dogs and cats.



Philadelphia’s Poison Control Center Faces Severe Budget Cuts

With a proposed 93 percent drop in aid from the federal government and 100 percent dip in funds from the state