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Organization: Illinois Poison Center
1 Memorial Drive
Alton, IL 62002

Hotline: 800-222-1222
Fax: 312-627-8006
Other Disability: 312-906-6185
Alternate: 312-906-6136
Hours of Operation:  

Service: Hotline

  • Hotline staffed by nurses, physicians, pharmacists and other poison specialists.  
  • The hotline provides treatment for human poisons from any source, skin exposures, ingestions, foods, stings and bites.
  • Free and confidential poison prevention advice and treatment recommendations via toll free hotline.

At the Alternate phone # above are administrative services about poison.

  • Education and outreach programs
  • Presentations/events, educational materials available
  • Website contains: home safety tips, first aid tips, poison hazards, info on the latest food recalls, links to the FDA and the CDC, medicine disposal guidelines, educational games for kids, IL EPA's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program, also in Spanish.



Data Updated 07/22/19 AVB

Categories:Educational/Vocational - Public Education
Hotline - Health
Information - Online
Information - Resources