New York City. Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Poison Control Center

Address:455 1st. Ave., Rm. 123 New York NY 10016
Telephone(s):800-222-1222 212-764-7667 (hotline)
World Wide Web: http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/poison/poison.shtml


The Poison Control Center provides information about poisons, and their effects, reactions, and interactions with each other and other substances. The Center answers questions about overdoses of any nature for hospitals. The Center also educates the public about poisons and drugs. The Poison Control Center is available for the general public and the health profession. The phones are answered by professionals. Translators are available in 150 languages through the language line.


24 hours, 7 days a week.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.

Services Offered:Health CareHealth EducationWorkshops / Symposiums