IWK Regional Poison Centre – Education Materials

Provided by: IWK Health Centre

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Service Description

• COVID-19 UPDATE – IWK's services may be affected by evolving COVID-19 response • Information regarding IWK services and patient and visitation protocols will be shared via its website http://www.iwk.nshealth.ca/COVID-19

Provides information on potential poisons around the house. Includes:

  • Food poisoning
  • Halloween safety
  • Holiday safety
  • Household poisons
  • Medication safety
  • Poisoning prevention for seniors
  • Staying safe during power outages


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No fees

Languages Offered


Coverage Area

Nova Scotia

Contact Details

IWK Regional Poison Centre

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax NS  B3K 6R8
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Mailing Address:
PO Box 9700
Halifax NS  B3K 6R8

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Site Hours

24-hour service


Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia • Prince Edward Island