POIson emergency?

Call 1-800-222-1222 or visit PoisonHelp.org


American ASSOCIATION
of poison control centers

Who We Are

The American Association of Poison Control Centers manages national data, member accreditation, and national promotion to support the nation's 55 poison centers in their efforts to offer fast, free, expert services through the Poison Help Hotline at 1-800-222-1222 and PoisonHelp.org.


COVID-19: GET HELP NOW

In response to COVID-19, our medical experts are available to answer questions, ease concerns and provide resources that relate to preventing poison exposures to commonly used products, including hand sanitizers, cleaning products, and medicines. Call our Poison Help Hotline to get fast, free, 24/7, confidential support: 1-800-222-1222.

ONLINE HELP

Our easy-to-use self-triage tool provides
immediate poison help


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DATA

AAPCC is working with poison control centers to track common exposures


COVID-19 BULLETINS

News & trendsNEWS & ALERTS 


AAPCC and the 55 national poison control centers track poisoning sources such as household products, food and beverages, drugs and medicine, and more.  AAPCC is also tracking common COVID-19 exposures and provide awareness for prevention. 


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AAPCC National Poison Data System NATIONAL POISON DATA


AAPCC's National Poison Data System (NPDS) is the only near real-time poisoning surveillance database in the U.S. with data uploaded every 8 minutes. It has over 74 million records and provides adverse event monitoring and situational awareness.


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PREVENTION


U.S. poison centers receive millions of calls each year, the majority of which are about people coming into contact with dangerous and potentially dangerous substances. Our prevention tips can help you and your loved ones avoid poisonings.


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