Poison Control

The NYC Poison Control Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for treatment advice about exposures to poisons or questions about medicine safety. Pharmacists and nurses certified in poison information are there to give advice. All calls are free and confidential. Translator services are provided in more than 150 languages.

Call (212) POISONS (212-764-7667), or from outside the city, call (800) 222-1222.

Poison Prevention and Medicine Safety Resources

Organizations can request free multilingual poison prevention and medicine safety materials by downloading and completing the material order form (PDF). Email the completed form to nycpcc@health.nyc.gov.

Poison Prevention and Medicine Safety workshops are available in English, Spanish and Chinese. To learn more, download our flyer describing our Community Education Programs (PDF), or email nycpcc@health.nyc.gov.

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