Poison Information Network

 

Posion Safety Guide

 

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The National Poison Control Center at
1-800-222-1222 directs you to your
regions control center.

 

American Association of Poison Control Centers

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American Association of
Poison Control Centers

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INFORMATION NETWORK

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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