Poison Information Network
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The National Poison Control Center at
1-800-222-1222 directs you to your
regions control center.
For National Information Contact the
American Association of
Poison Control Centers
The National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222 directs you to your regions control center.
WHAT IS THE POISON CENTER’S PURPOSE?
- To provide fast, accurate information about poisons and drugs.
- To provide the most up-to-date advice on emergency treatment for poison exposures.
- To educate the public as well as professional health care workers in
- poison prevention and treatment.
WHEN IS SERVICE FROM THE POISON CENTER AVAILABLE?
The Poison Center responds to all calls 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
HOW CAN THE POISON CENTER BE REACHED?
The Center can be reached by dialing 1-800-222-1222. If you dial the 1-800 number you will not be charged a long distance call.
WHO ANSWERS THE CALLS AT THE POISON CENTER?
Poison Center phones are answered by certified specialists in poison information. A board-certified physician toxicologist is available for consults 24 hours a day.
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