Poison Prevention

Love Run 5K Feb. 4 to benefit UT Health nursing students, American Cancer Society

February 3, 2017

February is American Heart Month. To promote health and wellness in the community, UT Health San Antonio’s Student Success Center and the accelerated BSN nursing class of 2017 are holding the UT Health Love Run 5K at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4.

UT Health San Antonio endorses HPV vaccination

January 11, 2017

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) of UT Health San Antonio is uniting today, Jan. 11, with all the other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in the U.S. in issuing a joint statement urging parents to have their children immunized against human papillomavirus (HPV) and encouraging physicians to recommend it.

Fox 29: Inside the South Texas Poison Center

September 1, 2016

The South Texas Poison Center handles more than 28,000 calls related to human exposure each year in addition to 13,000 calls for information.

South Texas Poison Center celebrates 20th anniversary of assisting families, health care providers with poisonings

March 16, 2015

National Poison Prevention Week ideal time to remind South Texans of free, confidential service available 24-7 by calling 800-222-1222

South Texas Poison Center reaccredited as regional poison center

November 10, 2014

The South Texas Poison Center, part of the Department of Emergency Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, is one of six certified poison centers in Texas and 52 in the United States.

South Texas Poison Center Highlights National Poison Prevention Week

March 19, 2013

The South Texas Poison Center joins poison centers around the country in marking National Poison Prevention Week March 17-23 by providing information and presentations to schools and at health fairs in the region.