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Poison Control Centers

For a POISON EMERGENCY call: 1-800-222-1222 anywhere in the United States.

All calls to poison control centers are answered by medical professionals trained to answer questions about poisons and to provide immediate poison exposure management instructions.

Twenty-five percent of all calls to U.S. poison centers are to identify a pill unrelated to an exposure[1]. Sixty-four percent of all identified pills were drugs with abuse potential. Pill Identification calls are increasing dramatically and taxing limited poison center resources. You should consider using the Drugs.com Pill Identifier for non-emergency situations.

Map showing Poison Control Centers in the United States

About Poison Control Centers

There are 60 poison control centers throughout the U.S. ready to provide free and confidential 24-hour professional assistance by phone. All poison centers can be reached by calling 1-800-222-1222. Poison centers are staffed by pharmacists, physicians, nurses and poison information providers who are toxicology specialists.

On an annual basis, more than 70 percent of callers get the help they need over the phone and have no need to attend a hospital or health care provider for further treatment. This makes poison centers a key resource in safely reducing costly emergency room visits and lightening the load on an already overtaxed healthcare system.[1] Most of the remaining 30 percent of potential poisoning calls each year are calls from healthcare facilities. Doctors and nurses frequently use poison centers to be in touch with specialists on specific poisoning cases.

Poison centers also provide educational outreach to prevent poison emergencies and inform the public about the dangers of poisons. You can call your poison center to get more information on teaching others about poison safety.

Some centers prefer the term "poison center" and others prefer "poison control center." There is no difference in the services or expertise offered from both.

For more information, contact the American Association of Poison Control Centers.

Poison Control Center Listings for the United States

Alabama

  • Regional Poison Control Center
    Children's Hospital of Alabama
    1600 7th Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    1-800-222-1222
    www.childrensal.org/rpcc

Alaska

  • Oregon Poison Center
    Oregon Health & Science University 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road; CB550
    Portland, OR 97239
    1-800-222-1222
    www.oregonpoison.org

Arizona

  • Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center
    Arizona Health Sciences Center
    1295 N. Martin Ave
    Room B308
    Tucson, AZ 85721
    1-800-222-1222
    azpoison.com
  • Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center
    Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center 901 E. Willetta St STE 2701
    Phoenix, AZ 85006
    1-800-222-1222
    www.medtoxfellowship.com/poison_center.html

Arkansas

  • Arkansas Poison and Drug Information Center
    College of Pharmacy
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. 4301 W. Markham St
    #522-2
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    1-800-222-1222
    arpoisoncenter.org

California

  • California Poison Control System - Central Office
    University of California
    San Francisco
    School of Pharmacy
    Box 1262
    San Francisco, CA 94143-1262
    1-800-222-1222
    www.calpoison.org
  • California Poison Control System - Fresno/Madera Division
    Children's Hospital Central California
    9300 Valley Children's Place
    MB 15
    Madera, CA 93638-8762
    1-800-222-1222
    www.calpoison.org
  • California Poison Control System - Sacramento Division
    University of California Davis Medical Center
    2315 Stockton Boulevard
    Sacramento, CA 95817
    1-800-222-1222
    www.calpoison.org
  • California Poison Control System - San Diego Division
    University of California San Diego Medical Center
    200 West Arbor Drive
    San Diego, CA 92103-8925
    1-800-222-1222
    www.calpoison.org
  • California Poison Control System - San Francisco Division
    UCSF Box 1369
    San Francisco, CA 94143-1369
    1-800-222-1222
    www.calpoison.org

Colorado

  • Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center
    777 Bannock Street
    Mail Code 0180
    Denver, CO 80204-4028
    1-800-222-1222
    www.rmpdc.org

Connecticut

  • Connecticut Poison Center
    University of Connecticut Health Center 263 Farmington Avenue
    Farmington, CT 06030-5380
    1-800-222-1222
    poisoncontrol.uchc.edu

Delaware

District Of Columbia

  • National Capital Poison Center
    3201 New Mexico Avenue
    NW
    Suite 310
    Washington, DC 20016
    1-800-222-1222
    www.poison.org

Florida

  • Florida/USVI Poison Information Center - Jacksonville
    655 West Eighth Street
    Box C-23
    Jacksonville, FL 32209
    1-800-222-1222
    jacksonville.floridapoisoncontrol.org/
  • Florida Poison Information Center - Miami
    Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami
    Miller School of Medicine
    1611 NW 12th Ave (R-131)
    Institute Annex
    3rd Floor
    Miami, FL 33136
    1-800-222-1222
    floridapoisoncontrol.org/
  • Florida Poison Information Center - Tampa
    Tampa General Hospital
    1 Davis Blvd. (P.O. Box 1289)
    Tampa, FL 33601
    1-800-222-1222
    www.poisoncentertampa.org

Georgia

  • Georgia Poison Center
    Grady Health System
    80 Jesse Hill Jr. Dr. SE
    P.O. Box 26066
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    1-800-222-1222
    www.georgiapoisoncenter.org

Hawaii

  • Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center
    777 Bannock Street
    Denver, CO 80204-4028
    1-800-222-1222
    www.rmpdc.org

Idaho

  • Nebraska Regional Poison Center
    8401 West Dodge Road
    Suite 115
    Omaha, NE 68114
    1-800-222-1222
    www.nebraskapoison.com

Illinois

Indiana

  • Indiana Poison Center
    IU Health Methodist Hospital
    Indiana University Health
    1701 N Senate Blvd
    Room B402
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    1-800-222-1222
    www.indianapoison.org

Iowa

  • Iowa Statewide Poison Control Center
    215 Douglas Street
    Suite 402
    Sioux City, IA 51101
    1-800-222-1222
    www.iowapoison.org

Kansas

Kentucky

  • Kentucky Regional Poison Center
    PO Box 35070
    Louisville, KY 40232-5070
    1-800-222-1222
    kypoisoncontrol.com/

Louisiana

  • Louisiana Poison Center
    LSUHSC - Shreveport
    Dept. of Emergency Medicine
    Section of Clinical Toxicology
    1455 Wilkinson Street
    Shreveport, LA 71130
    1-800-222-1222
    www.aapcc.org

Maine

  • Northern New England Poison Center
    22 Bramhall St
    Portland, ME 4102
    1-800-222-1222
    www.nnepc.org

Maryland

  • Maryland Poison Center
    University of Maryland at Baltimore
    School of Pharmacy
    220 Arch Street
    Office Level 1
    Baltimore, MD 21201-1508
    1-800-222-1222
    www.mdpoison.com
  • National Capital Poison Center
    3201 New Mexico Avenue NW
    Suite 310
    Washington, DC 20016
    1-800-222-1222
    www.poison.org

Massachusetts

  • Regional Center for Poison Control and Prevention
    Serving Massachusetts and Rhode Island
    300 Longwood Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115
    1-800-222-1222
    www.maripoisoncenter.com

Michigan

  • VHS Children's Hospital of Michigan Regional Poison Control Center
    4707 St. Antoine St
    Suite 302
    Detroit, MI 48201
    1-800-222-1222
    www.mitoxic.org

Minnesota

  • Minnesota Poison Control System
    Hennepin County Medical Center
    701 Park Avenue
    MC-RL
    Minneapolis, MN 55415
    1-800-222-1222
    www.mnpoison.org

Mississippi

  • Mississippi Poison Control Center
    University of Mississippi Medical Center
    2500 N. State Street
    Jackson, MS 39216
    1-800-222-1222
    poisoncontrol.umc.edu

Missouri

  • Missouri Poison Center at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center
    7980 Clayton Rd
    Suite 200
    St. Louis, MO 63117
    1-800-222-1222
    missouripoisoncenter.org

Montana

  • Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center
    777 Bannock Street
    Denver, CO 80204-4507
    1-800-222-1222
    www.rmpdc.org

Nebraska

  • Nebraska Regional Poison Center
    8401 West Dodge Road
    Suite 115
    Omaha, NE 68114
    1-800-222-1222
    www.nebraskapoison.com

Nevada

  • Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center
    777 Bannock Street
    Denver, CO 80204-4507
    1-800-222-1222
    www.rmpdc.org

New Hampshire

  • Northern New England Poison Center
    22 Bramhall St
    Portland, ME 04102
    1-800-222-1222
    www.nnepc.org

New Jersey

  • New Jersey Poison Information and Education System
    The State University of New Jersey Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) 140 Bergen Street
    Suite G160
    Newark, NJ 07103
    1-800-222-1222
    www.njpies.org

New Mexico

  • New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center
    MSC07 4390
    1 University of New Mexico
    Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
    1-800-222-1222
    nmpoisoncenter.unm.edu

New York

North Carolina

  • Carolinas Poison Center
    Carolinas Medical Center
    4400 Golf Acres Dr.
    Suite B-2
    (P.O. Box 32861)
    Charlotte, NC 28232
    1-800-222-1222
    www.ncpoisoncenter.org

North Dakota

  • Minnesota Poison Control System
    Hennepin County Medical Center
    701 Park Avenue
    Minneapolis, MN 55415
    1-800-222-1222
    www.mnpoison.org

Ohio

Oklahoma

  • Oklahoma Center for Poison & Drug Information
    University of Oklahoma
    Health Sciences Center
    940 N.E. 13th Street
    Suite 3850/Nicholson Tower
    Oklahoma City, OK 73104
    1-800-222-1222
    www.oklahomapoison.org

Oregon

  • Oregon Poison Center
    Oregon Health & Science University
    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
    Portland, OR 97239
    1-800-222-1222
    www.oregonpoison.org

Pennsylvania

Puerto Rico

  • Puerto Rico Poison Control Center, Inc.
    Administracion de Servicios Medicos de P.R. (ASEM)
    Centro Medico de Puerto Rico
    Barrio Monacillo Carr. #22
    Paseo Dr. Jose Celso Barbosa
    Rio Piedras, PR 935
    1-800-222-1222
    poisonhelppr.org/puerto-rico-poison-control-center/

Rhode Island

  • Regional Center for Poison Control and Prevention
    300 Longwood Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115
    1-800-222-1222
    www.maripoisoncenter.com

South Carolina

  • Palmetto Poison Center
    South Carolina College of Pharmacy
    University of South Carolina
    Columbia, SC 29208
    1-800-222-1222
    poison.sc.edu

South Dakota

  • Minnesota Poison Control System
    Hennepin County Medical Center
    701 Park Avenue
    MC-RL
    Minneapolis, MN 55415
    1-800-222-1222
    www.mnpoison.org
  • Sanford Poison Education Center
    1305 West 18th Street
    Sioux Falls, SD 57117
    1-800-222-1222
    www.sdpoison.org

Tennessee

  • Department of Energy - Oak Ridge Operations Center (DOE-OROC)
    P.O. Box 2001
    Oak Ridge, TN 37831
    1-800-222-1222
  • Tennessee Poison Center
    501 Oxford House
    1313 21st Avenue South
    Nashville, TN 37232-4632
    1-800-222-1222
    www.tnpoisoncenter.org

Texas

  • Central Texas Poison Center
    Scott and White Memorial Hospital
    2401 South 31st Street
    Temple, TX 76508
    1-800-222-1222
    www.PoisonControl.org
  • North Texas Poison Center
    Parkland Health & Hospital System
    5201 Harry Hines Blvd.
    Dallas, TX 75235
    1-800-222-1222
    www.poisoncontrol.org
  • South Texas Poison Center
    The University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio
    Department of Emergency Medicine/School of Medicine
    Mail Code 7849
    7979 Wurzbach Road
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    1-800-222-1222
    www.texaspoison.com
  • Southeast Texas Poison Center
    The University of Texas Medical Branch
    301 University Boulevard
    3.112 Trauma Building
    Galveston, TX 77555-1175
    1-800-222-1222
    www.poisoncontrol.org
  • Texas Panhandle Poison Center
    Texas Tech University HSC School of Pharmacy
    1300 S. Coulter St
    Suite 105
    Amarillo, TX 79106
    1-800-222-1222
    www.poisoncontrol.org
  • West Texas Regional Poison Center
    University Medical Center of El Paso
    4815 Alameda Avenue
    El Paso, TX 79905
    1-800-222-1222
    www.poisoncenter.org

Utah

Vermont

  • Northern New England Poison Center
    22 Bramhall St
    Portland, ME 04102
    1-800-222-1222
    www.nnepc.org

Virginia

  • Blue Ridge Poison Center
    Jefferson Park Place
    1222 Jefferson Park Ave
    PO Box 800774
    Charlottesville, VA 22908-0774
    1-800-222-1222
    med.virginia.edu/brpc/
  • National Capital Poison Center
    3201 New Mexico Avenue NW
    Suite 310
    Washington, DC 20016
    1-800-222-1222
    www.poison.org
  • Virginia Poison Center
    P.O. Box 980522
    Richmond, VA 23298-0522
    1-800-222-1222
    poison.vcu.edu

Washington

  • Washington Poison Center
    155 NE 100th Street
    Suite 100
    Seattle, WA 98125-8007
    1-800-222-1222
    www.wapc.org

West Virginia

  • West Virginia Poison Center
    3110 MacCorkle Ave
    S.E.
    Charleston, WV 25314
    1-800-222-1222
    www.wvpoisoncenter.org

Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin Poison Center
    P.O. Box 1997
    Mail Station C660
    Milwaukee, WI 53201-1997
    1-800-222-1222
    www.wisconsinpoison.org

Wyoming

  • Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Center
    777 Bannock Street
    Denver, CO 80204
    1-800-222-1222
    www.rmpdc.org

Source: American Association of Poison Control Centers.
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2017.