The Poison Control Center

Calling the Poison Control Center

What We Need to Know to Help You

When you call CHOP’s Poison Center, our specialists will ask you a series of questions. These questions and your answers will allow us to give you the most accurate information in order to help whoever was poisoned.

Questions we’ll ask

Tips to remember before treatment

Please be assured that ALL information is confidential and used only to keep track of you or your child's progress during the exposure.

More information

Learn more about treatment for poisons and tips to prevent exposure.


Reviewed by: The Poison Control Center
Date: October 2013

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