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If you are looking for information related to Manitoba Poison Centre, please contact [email protected]

Our experts can speak to a variety of poison-related topics including poison prevention methods, toxicology and provincial trends in poisonings.

Other topics or substances MPC's experts can speak to include:
  • Chemicals (household, industrial)
  • Natural exposures (plants, mushrooms, snakes, herbal remedies)
  • Medications (drug interactions, dosing errors, overdoses)
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Street drugs and alcohol
  • Personal care products
  • Prevention tips (storage, tips based on age)
  • Seasonal hazards

MPC in the News

Dear Parents: Your Baby Food is Safe

February 08, 2021

Read the Poison Centre's statement

Poisoning Prevention in Canada Webinar January 27, 2021

January 20, 2021

Poisoning Prevention in Canada: Data, trends and calls to action.

Health-Care Professionals: New Priority Queue Available February 8, 2021

January 18, 2021

Based on ongoing feedback we have received about the Poison Centre call experience, we have made changes to our queueing system in order to prioritize ...