Call 911
Call 911 to report an overdose or other medical emergency.

Call the Poison Control Center right away if you think a poisoning exposure has happened or if you have any questions. Do not wait for symptoms.

Registered pharmacists and nurses certified in poison information are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All calls are free and confidential. Translation services are available in 150 languages.

To file a complaint about a restaurant or other establishment that gave you food poisoning, go to the Food Poisoning page instead.

Learn more about poison control.

  • Agency: Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Division: Poison Control Center
  • Phone Number: 212-POISONS (212-764-7667)
  • Business Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week

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