Anyone can be a poison victim. In fact, poisoning is the #1 leading cause of injury death in Tennessee. Tennessee Poison Center (TPC) provides immediate first aid treatment advice for poison emergencies by calling the statewide Poison Help hotline at 1-800-222-1222. We're available to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. TPC also provides information about poisons and poison prevention. Tennessee Poison Center can help you with questions about:
For life-saving treatment advice about any kind of poison, call 1-800-222-1222 first. A specially trained nurse, pharmacist or doctor will help. All calls are free and confidential.
TPC's services are available for the hearing impaired and for non-English speakers.