If you think someone has been poisoned, call the Texas Poison Center Network at 1-800-222-1222 immediately. Do not wait for the victim to look or feel sick. Do not try to treat the victim yourself. For after-hours instructions on a number of common infant and childhood illnesses, contact the Methodist Hospital Ask-A-Nurse service at 210-22-NURSE (210-226-8773). If you are instructed to contact your doctor please call our office and let the service know you wish to speak with the doctor, you will be connected to Dr. Sneed directly.
Child Safety Resources American Association of Poison Control Centers www.aapcc.org
Vaccine Information Allied vaccine Group
Center for Disease Control CDC.gov
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