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National Poison Prevention Week

March 21-27, 2021

National Poison Prevention Week raises awareness of poison prevention nationwide during the third full week of March every year. The week is an opportunity to highlight the dangers of poisonings for people of all ages and promote community involvement in poisoning prevention.

The National Poison Prevention Week Toolkit below will help you plan and implement activities to raise awareness of poison prevention during the third full week of March each year.

The Georgia Poison Center and AAPCC would like to thank you for your assistance with our poisoning prevention efforts.

NPPW 2021 Content:

1. NPPW 2021 Partner Toolkit   (Download Here)

2. Poison Prevention Week Proclamation (Download Here)

3. NPPW 2021 Virtual Events

Monday, March 22, 2021 @ 1pm EST
AAPCC Partner Chat
Parents and guardians, join us as we kick off #NPPW21 with an AAPCC and SafeKids discussion on ways to prepare, prevent, and protect against poisonings.
Archived Event: Click Here
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 @ 1pm EST
Virtual Storytime and Tox Tales
Looking for a fun and creative way to teach your little ones about poisonous creatures? Join us this #NPPW21 for Storytime: “Poison Alert!: My Tips to Avoid Danger Zones or Home” and Tox Tales: Creepy Crawlies and Venomous Creatures.
Archived Event: Click Here
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 @ 1pm EST
Toxic Trivia for Teens: A Not-So-Trivial Quiz Game
Looking for a fun and creative way to teach teens about poisons? Join us for a #NPPPW21 Kahoot Tox Trivia Game. The game will introduce basic poisoning prevention concepts relevant to teens (i.e. vaping dangers, childhood poisoning prevention, and how the poison center can help).
Archived Event: Click Here
Teacher’s Guide: Click Here
Direct Link to “Toxic Trivia For Teens” Kahoot: Click Here
Thursday, March 25, 2021 @ 1pm EST
Tox Talk: When Life Happens…We Have Answers
Join us for a #NPPW21 Tox Talk: When life happens…we have answers. This Tox Talk will feature 2 specialists in poison information from the Georgia Poison Center and the Missouri Poison Center and 2 educators from the Washington Poison Center and Virginia Poison Center. Learn about poison centers and the type of calls we receive.
Archived Event: Click Here
Thursday, March 25, 2021 @ 1pm EST
Virtual Escape Room – Can you solve the poison prevention riddles?
Can you solve the poison prevention riddles? Learn about potential poisons found in the home with the #NPPW21 Virtual Escape Room.
Enter Escape Room: Click Here


4. National Poison Prevention Week Poster and Video Contest (Click the Image to Download)

To enter visit: If you have questions please call 419-534-4700 or email