ABOUT America's poison centers

America’s Poison Centers represents 55 poison centers across the country, we are united in our cause to prevent every poison and toxin-related health emergency in America. We provide all Americans expert advice from nationally accredited medical specialists, and maintain the nation’s only near real-time poisoning data surveillance system. Together, America’s Poison Centers ensure a national quality standard for the detection, prevention and treatment of toxin-related health emergencies.

OUR MEMBERS

America's Poison Centers core membership is made up of the U.S. poison centers who combined answer calls to the Poison Help line (1-800-222-1222) in every U.S. state and territory. This includes the physicians, pharmacists, nurses, health educators, and administrators they employ.  America's Poison Centers provides opportunities for its members to collaborate with other poison center providers across the world but does not accredit those services.

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OUR WORK


As overseen by a Board of Directors elected from the membership, America's Poison Centers: 

 

MEMBERSHIP

  • Provides accreditation for the nation's 55 poison centers
  • Certify poison center staff and provides continuing education opportunities
  • Complements the efforts of poison centers in preventing poisonings and promoting the use poison center services



NATIONAL POISON DATA SYSTEM


GOVERNMENT RELATIONS


  • Works with Congress and federal agencies to drive statutory, regulatory, and voluntary standards changes to positively impact public health and safety
  • Conduct toxicosurveillance in collaboration with federal agencies
  • Works with the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) on matters pertaining to the national Poison Help line: 1-800-222-1222


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