National Poison Prevention Week
ANNOUNCEMENT: The National Poisoning Prevention Council Seeks New Logo
Do you have the talent to design a creative, innovative and professional logo, and could you use a $500.00 award and national recognition? If yes, then this contest is for you! The National Poisoning Prevention Council (formerly known as the National Poison Prevention Week Council) is seeking a logo design to reflect its new name, and its new mission. Download complete contest information and rules here.
AFTER you have read all of the contest information and rules, complete your online Entrant Contact Information Form here.
Finally, upload your logo artwork here. Good luck!
Since 1962, the President of the United States has proclaimed the third week of March as National Poison Prevention Week to raise awareness about the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them. The 2016 National Poison Prevention Week Presidential Proclamation is available here.
The following daily themes will be promoted in 2016:
- Monday, March 21 – Children Act Fast … So Do Poisons
- Tuesday, March 22 – Poison Centers: Saving You Time and Money
- Wednesday, March 23 – Poisonings Span a Lifetime
- Thursday, March 24 – Home Safe Home
- Friday, March 25 – Medicine Safety
Help us spread the word! Download AAPCC's National Poison Prevention Week 2016 Outreach Toolkit. The toolkit contains links to infographics, press release and email templates, and much more!
Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 National Poison Prevention Week Poster Contest, sponsored by the National Poison Prevention Week Council! In honor of National Poison Prevention Week, the Council conducts a nationwide poster contest for kids in Kindergarten through 8th grade to engage the community in helping to ensure the safety of children and adults. 2017 contest entries are due May 15th, 2016. For contest rules, click here.Download fact sheet