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If someone comes into contact with poison, who should I call?

Category: Fire Department

If the victim is unconscious, not breathing, having convulsions, seizures, or is displaying obvious signs and symptoms of poisoning – call 911 immediately.

Even if you only suspect someone has been poisoned, do not wait to see if symptoms develop.

The National Poison Control Emergency number is: 1-800-222-1222.This number will let you to talk to poison control experts 24/7/365 when calling from anywhere in the United States.The number is toll free and confidential.All poison control centers in the United States use this number. You can call this number anytime with questions regarding poisoning or poison prevention – emergency or not.

Updated 6/1/2015 2:01 PM
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