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Poison Center Helpline 1-800-222-1222

Our Experts

With specialized training in poisoning and toxicology, our team of experts is dedicated to keeping the public safe from poisoning harm.

The Illinois Poison Center is staffed with healthcare professionals including physicians, nurses and pharmacists who are specially trained in poisoning and toxicology. Our team members have a common goal: preventing harm from poisoning.

IPC’s highly trained poison specialists are compassionate and knowledgeable about poisoning exposures. Your safety and health are our top priority. With poison specialists speaking both English and Spanish, IPC is here for you.

Here when you need us

75k Total cases managed yearly
39% Cases involving children ages 5 or under
90% Cases from the public resolved over the phone