Poison Help Hotline
(800) 222-1222

Administrative Office
(615) 936-0760

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Tennessee Poison Center (TPC) is a comprehensive poison resource center located on the campus of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. We are the statewide poison emergency information and resource center for the public and health care professionals.

Tennessee Poison Center is certified as the statewide poison control center by the Tennessee Department of Health and is certified by the American Association of Poison Control Centers.

Save the Poison Help Hotline number in your phone!

Text "POISON" to 797979

September is National Baby Safety Month

50% of Poison Help hotline calls involve children age five years or younger.

Use these 10 tips to poison-proof your home to prevent a poisoning.

Available in Spanish

10 Tips

Tennessee Poison Center 2018 Annual Report

Check out the Question of the Week section for questions regarding


TPC 2018 Annual Report

Web Poison Control

There are two ways to get help in a poison emergency:

Both are free and confidential.

How You Can Help

Tennessee Poison Center helps more than 127,000 callers a year. We depend on community support in order to provide our vital programs.