Poison Control Center

The Poison Control Center (PCC) at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a nonprofit, regional poison control services provider. The Center offers a 24/7 emergency hotline staffed by registered nurses and pharmacists with special training in toxicology. Information and treatment advice are offered to the public and healthcare professionals at no charge through the hotline and educational resources produced by the experts at the Poison Control Center.

Carbon Monoxide in the Home

Our Team

Every specialist who answers calls in the Poison Control Center is specially trained in toxicology, and many are certified by the American Association of Poison Control Centers. Our medical toxicology consultants from other local institutions further expand our ability to provide services to the region.