Working with AAPCC

The American Association of Poison Control Centers is a nonprofit organization dedicated to actively advancing the health care role and public health mission of our members through information, advocacy, education and research.

Our office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays. Contact us at AAPCC; 515 King St., Suite 510; Alexandria, VA 22314. Phone: 703-894-1858. Fax: 703-683-2812. Email:

Poison centers are open 24/7 every day, including holidays, for questions or emergencies regarding poisons. One national number, 1-800-222-1222, will connect you to your local poison center. We encourage everyone to program this number into cell phones and keep it visible in the home and workplace. 

Find Your Local Poison Center

Poison centers offer free, private, confidential medical advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can reach your local poison center by calling 1-800-222-1222.

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