Maine Revised Statutes

§1346. Official poison control center

1. Designation.  The Maine Poison Center, located at the Maine Medical Center, is the official state poison control center.
[ 1999, c. 731, Pt. YYY, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Services.  The Maine Poison Center shall provide clinical toxicology services through critical expertise and assistance in the diagnosis and management of poisonings.
[ 1999, c. 731, Pt. YYY, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Certification.  The Maine Poison Center is encouraged to achieve certification from a national association of poison control centers by May 1, 2003. The Maine Poison Center shall achieve certification from a national association of poison control centers not later than December 1, 2004.
[ 1999, c. 731, Pt. YYY, §1 (NEW) .]
4. Alternative funding sources.  The Maine Poison Center shall seek funding from other sources to fully support the level of services it offers.
[ 1999, c. 731, Pt. YYY, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 731, §YYY1 (NEW).