Poison Control Center

Poison Control Center
Special information centers set up to inform Americans about how to respond to potential poisoning. These centers maintain a database of poisons and appropriate emergency treatment. The Poison Control Center in your area should be listed with other community service numbers in the front of your telephone book, and can also be reached immediately through any telephone operator.If you have a poisoning emergency, call your Poison Center immediately. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call 911.

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