Poison Prevention Press

Poison Prevention Press is a newsletter designed to educate the public about poisons and how to prevent poisonings and overdoses in the home, school, and workplace.

Poison Prevention Press Issue

This e-newsletter is published every other month by the Maryland Poison Center. It presents a wide variety of poison-related topics that cover all ages.

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Links to view issues from the past two years are available below for our readers' convenience. To view older issues, please visit our archive.

If you require an accessible version of the content provided on this website, please contact Emily Paterson, BS, CHES, public education and communication specialist for the Maryland Poison Center.


The 100th eAntidote Post
November/December 2021

What Tweens and Teens Should Know About the Poison Center
September/October 2021

What You Should Know About Delta-8-THC
July/August 2021

A Day in the Life of a Poison Center
May/June 2021

A Day in the Life of a Poison Center
March/April 2021

Carbon Monoxide
January/February 2021


Will Kids Really Eat That?
November/December 2020

Poison Emergency Preparedness   
September/October 2020

Insect Repellents
July/August 2020

First-time Parent's Guide to Poison Proofing Your Home
May/June 2020

Don't Search...Just Call!
March/April 2020

Poison Safety and New Year's Resolutions
January/February 2020


What You Should Know About Marijuana (Cannabis)
November/December 2019

Take Charge of Your Health
September/October 2019

Understanding Safe Storage
July/August 2019

Top 3 Poisons of 2018: Adults and Older Adults
May/June 2019

Top Poisons of 2018: Children
March/April 2019

Cough and Cold Medicine Safety
January/February 2019