American Poison Control Center


Triangle_red_right.gif A poison center is an emergency telephone service. Call 800redmed.gif right away if someone may have been poisoned or if you have questions about poisons.  When you call this number, you talk to specially trained nurses, pharmacists, and doctors.  All are there to provide emergency treatment advice for all kinds of poison exposures, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  They also answer questions about poison prevention, and how to poison proof your home.  All services are free and confidential. 

Find Your Poison Center

If you have a poisoning emergency, call

There are three ways to find out about Poison Centers in your area.  You can click on a map and find out about Poison Centers in that state, enter your zip code, or look in a directory to find out which Poison Center serves your area.

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Find Your Poison Center by Directory

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