ABOUT America's poison centers
America’s Poison Centers represents 55 poison centers across the country, we are united in our cause to prevent every poison and toxin-related health emergency in America. We provide all Americans expert advice from nationally accredited medical specialists, and maintain the nation’s only near real-time poisoning data surveillance system. Together, America’s Poison Centers ensure a national quality standard for the detection, prevention and treatment of toxin-related health emergencies.
America's Poison Centers core membership is made up of the U.S. poison centers who combined answer calls to the Poison Help line (1-800-222-1222) in every U.S. state and territory. This includes the physicians, pharmacists, nurses, health educators, and administrators they employ. America's Poison Centers provides opportunities for its members to collaborate with other poison center providers across the world but does not accredit those services.
As overseen by a Board of Directors elected from the membership, America's Poison Centers: