SafetyCall is Named a Top Workplace for the 12th Year

We are honored to announce that SafetyCall International/Pet Poison Helpline has been recognized as a Top Minnesota Workplace for the 12th year! We experienced a year full of growth and change, while remaining focused on our mission and values of respect, integrity, honesty, trust, compassion, accountability, teamwork, professionalism, and loyalty. The Top Workplace award represents the hard work and …

Summary of adverse drug events for hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, and chloroquine during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dauner DG, Dauner KN. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2021 May-Jun;61(3):293-298.

The United States declared a national emergency concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak on March 13, 2020, and on March 28, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the use of oral formulations of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and chloroquine (CQ) in …

FDA Issues “Policy Regarding N-acetyl-L-cysteine: Guidance for Industry”

Those that have been following FDA’s activity regarding dietary supplements containing N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) are likely happy to see some movement in the right direction.  FDA just issued its draft guidance regarding their intent to exercise regulatory discretion allowing products to remain in commerce pending their final decision on the status of NAC as a recognized dietary supplement ingredient.

With FDA’s …

Team Member Spotlight- Katelyn Schmidt, SHRM-CP

1. How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

Just over 6 years-time has flown by!

2.What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

I’m the HR Manager and am involved in recruiting, onboarding, performance management, employee relations, company culture activities, payroll/benefits, strategic planning and whatever else comes up that I need to help with.

3.What is

Team Member Spotlight- Jessica Paske-Driscoll

 1.How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

11 years

2.What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

As the Operations Manager I am responsible for improving the operational systems, processes, and policies in support of SafetyCall’s mission and vision as well as assisting with research, development, and implementation of new services, product lines, and technologies. I …

Team Member Spotlight- Michelle Kurnava, CVT

1.How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

Almost 7 years!

2.What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

I assist pet owners and their pets when dealing with a toxicology emergency by performing calculations and assessing risk to the patient. I provide a detailed assessment to the owner so they can make a safe and informed …

SafetyCall Publishes Safety Analysis of Adverse Events Involving Pyrethrin Containing Pest Management Products

Scientists at SafetyCall International collaborate with the Pyrethrins Stewardship Program to publish safety analysis of adverse events involving pyrethrin containing pest management products.

Insecticides derived from the Compositae (or Asteraceae) plant family that includes the species Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium have been successfully used in household pest management products for decades.
As with many consumer products, adverse events(AEs) have been reported

Dr. Regehr, Consulting Veterinarian and Veterinary Pharmacovigilance Officer Elected to American Association of Industry Veterinarians Executive Board

The AAIV (American Association of Industry Veterinarians) first approached SafetyCall and Pet Poison Helpline about presenting an educational webinar. Along with Dr. Ahna Brutlag and Dr. Renee Schimid, Dr. Regher presented a joint webinar in 2021 regarding alternate careers in veterinary medicine. This afforded Dr. Regehr an introduction to this group of engaging veterinarians.

Rather than join as a regular …

Team Member Spotlight- Julie Rowan

1. How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

I started in January of 2021 and just celebrated my 1 year anniversary. This company has been such a perfect fit that I feel like I’ve been here forever, in the best possible way!

2.What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

My two main jobs are;
One: …

Team Member Spotlight- Tammy Johnson, CVT

More about Tammy: 

Tammy Johnson is a Certified Veterinary Technician, Training Manager, Senior Veterinary Information Specialist, and Client Liaison at SafetyCall. She manages the development, implementation, and execution of the new hire and continuing education programs for SafetyCall. She joined SafetyCall International in 2007 and began her focus in the Training Management role in 2014. She earned her Associates of …