Alabama Poison Control Center http://apr.org en Poison Control Center In Tuscaloosa To Close http://apr.org/post/poison-control-center-tuscaloosa-close <P>Authorities say the Alabama Poison Center at Shelton State Community College is set to close at the end of September.</P> <P>The closure comes after a decision by state lawmakers to cut the center's funding.</P> <P>The control center, which has a staff of 14, is scheduled to close Sept. 30. The center provides the public and health care professionals statewide with emergency information, via a 24-hour call center, in the case of poisonings.</P> <P>The center also provides educational resources to help prevent poisonings. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:30:33 +0000 The Associated Press 36114 at http://apr.org Poison Control Center In Tuscaloosa To Close