COVID-19 Alert: America’s 55 poison control centers stand ready to help you get through this unprecedented time. 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. In addition to calling the Poison Help Hotline (1-800-222-1222), Poison Help is available at your fingertips by visiting Poisonhelp.org. Poisonhelp.org is an easy to use self-triage tool that provides immediate poison help including resources. Click here to view our latest NPDS Bulletin
In addition to managing poisoning emergencies, poison control centers also track and respond to public health crises. Stay up-to-date on emerging hazards that could affect you.
From safe medicine use and disposal to preventing insect-borne diseases, poison control centers want to help you and your loved ones avoid poisonings.
AAPCC maintains the National Poison Data System (NPDS), the only comprehensive, near real-time poisoning surveillance database in the U.S.Learn more