Resources

Your Michigan Poison Center is committed to providing all residents throughout the region with important poison-related information and education. Our health care professionals are commited to the health and well-being of all residents in the communities we serve. Please view the links below to find out more about poisoning concerns or any health-related issue you may be experiencing.

 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDERS 

COVID-19 UPDATES

The COVID-19 vaccine has been released and is being distributed. To learn more about the vaccine and testing click on the links below for updates from the Center for Disease Control & Prevention, The Food & Drug Administration, and the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.

CDC: Updated Guidelines for Facemask Use-2/10/2021

MDHHS: Michigan COVID-19 Vaccination Noontime Knowledge for Healthcare Workers-2/8/2021

CDC: Benefits of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine-1/8/2021

MDHHS: COVID Alert now available in two additional languages - 12/30/2020

MDHHS: Mask up Michigan! Proper Use of Face Masks - 12/15/2020

FDA Update: Over-the-counter COVID-19 testing

COVID-19: Facts from the CDC

COVID-19 Resources from MDHHS

For Healthcare Providers from the CDC

FOOD SAFETY

Poison Centers take calls from people each day concerned about dates on food items. Click on the link below to learn more about safe food consumption and important dates on packaged food items. 

FDA: Food Safety & Reducing Food Waste

Food safety is a high priority now more than ever. Before you shop, be sure the food you purchase is safe for everyone your household. Click on the link below to find out if items you have or plan to purchase have been recalled. 

U.S. Department of Agriculture-Current Recalls & Alerts

Food Safety Links from the Partnership for Food Safety Education and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention:

WINTER SEASON

CARBON MONOXIDE

Safe dining outdoors - reducing the risk of COVID-19 transmission & carbon monoxide poisoning

Click on a link below to learn how to keep your family safe from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Radon Action Month - January 2021

New Year's Celebrations: Firework Safety from the National Safety Council

USDA: Dietary Guideline 2020-2025

MDHHS: Help for Aging Adults during the Holiday Season

 

EMERGENCY RESOURCES

SUICIDE PREVENTION

DISASTER RELIEF

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Call 911 first if possible. Get to a safe location ​​​​and use a safe device or computer before reaching out.