Poison Help Hotline
(800) 222-1222

TTY (for hearing impaired)
(615) 936-2047

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.

Web Poison Control

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

Both are free and confidential.

Text “poison” to 797979 to save the contact information for poison control in your smartphone.

National Poison Prevention Week is March 18-24, 2018! This is a time when communities can educate friends and family on the need for poison prevention. If you would like poison prevention literature (free of charge), please call 615-936-0760.

NPPW 2018

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.