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Poison Control


The Poison Help Line


The toll-free Poison Help line, 1-800-222-1222, which connects you to your local poison center, is your resource for help in a poisoning emergency.

When you call, you will speak with a specially trained nurse, pharmacist, or doctor at your local poison center.

You can call from anywhere in the United States and many territories.

  • The call is free and confidential.

  • Interpretation is available in 161 languages.

  • People usually get the help they need over the phone. Most people do not have to go to a doctor or the hospital.1 Poison Help can also help you learn about your risks before an emergency

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