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Utah Poison Control Center's 2019 Annual Report

Jun 16, 2020

Author: Amberly R. Johnson

We're happy to present the Utah Poison Control Center 2019 Annual Report.  In the report we highlight our 65th anniversary celebration with a forum held at Hinckley Institute of Politics and our guest speaker and friend Dr. Anthony Temple. He played a major role in the early success of UPCC and other poison centers across the nation. In addition, we feature the experience two Registered Nurses from Ogden Regional Medical Center had with UPCC while caring for a poisoned patient. It brings attention to the strong partnership the poison center has with medical facilities and how it leads to better patient care. Two personal experiences of Utah residents who called UPCC for help with a poison exposure are also featured in the report.   

Thank you for your ongoing advocacy and support of the poison center. It is so important to us! We hope you enjoy our 2019 Annual Report.


The UPCC is a 24-hour resource for poison information, clinical toxicology consultation, and poison prevention education. The UPCC is a program of the State of Utah and is administratively housed in the University of Utah, College of Pharmacy. The UPCC is nationally certified as a regional poison control center.