Poison Control Center

The Poison Control Center (PCC) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a nonprofit, regional poison control services provider. The center offers a 24/7 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.

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Resources for Professionals

The PCC at CHOP is a dedicated resource available to both families and healthcare providers throughout our community. There are many ways we can support you in your role as a professional in the healthcare field. View our Resources.

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.


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What to Expect When You Call

When you call the Poison Control Center, we will ask you a series of questions. Here's what we'll need to know so we can help.

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Poisoning Resources for Professionals

Find treatment tips for poisoning events, clinical pathways, information about toxicology assessments, and more.