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Poison Help Hotline
(800) 222-1222

Administrative Office
(615) 936-0760

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TENNESSEE POISON CENTER (TPC)

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 

Web Poison Control

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

Both are free and confidential.

Warm weather has arrived in TN which means it's snakebite season.

Check out the Question of the Week section to learn what to do if bitten.

Poisonous Snakes

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.