What is the Poison Control Center?
There are 55 poison control centers in the United States. Each provides free, 24-hour professional advice to anyone in the 50 states, Puerto Rico, the Federated States of Micronesia, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam. The Nebraska Regional Poison Center provides services to Idaho, Nebraska, Wyoming, American Samoa, and the Federated States of Micronesia.
Poison centers provide poison expertise and treatment advice by phone. All poison centers can be reached by calling the same telephone number:
Poison centers are staffed by pharmacists, physicians, nurses and poison information providers who are toxicology specialists.
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