Poison Control Hotline

The United States National Poison Hotline is 1-800-222-1222. When you call this number you will
be automatically linked to the nearest poison center.
We recommend that you print out a hard copy of this number and place it near your home/business phone(s)
for easy access in a poison emergency. If you have a poisoning emergency, call your Poison Center
immediately. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call 911.


Poison and Drug Information Services,
Foothills General Hospital,
1403-29th St. N.W.
Calgary, AB. T2N 2T9 .
(403) 670-1414 local;
(403) 670-1472 (fax)


British Columbia
B.C. Drug and Poison Information Centre,
St. Paul's Hospital,
1081 Burrard St.,
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6
(604) 682-5050 local;
(604) 631-5262 (fax);
E-mail: daws@dpk.bc ca


Provincial Poison Information Centre,
Children's Hospital Health Sciences Centre
840 Sherbrook St.,
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1S1
(204) 787-2591 emergency inquiries;
(204) 787-2444 general inquiries;
(204) 787-4807 (fax)


New Brunswick
Poison Control Centre,
The poison information line is accessed by calling 911 after an individual has been in contact or has potentially been in contact with a poison. The 911 dispatch transfers the call to a Registered Nurse who collects pertinent information and assesses caller needs. Based on this assessment the Registered Nurse will provide specific information for self-care and when appropriate refer the caller to a hospital emergency room for follow up.

Emergency Department, Saint John Regional Hospital,
P.O.Box 2100;
Saint John, NB E2L 4L2
(506) 648-6222 local;
(506)648-6901 (fax)


Provincial Poison Control Centre,
The Dr. Charles A. Janeway Child Health Centre,
710 Janeway Place,
St. John's, NF A1A 1R8;
(709) 722-1110


Northwest Territories
Emergency Department,
Stanton Yellowknife Hospital,
P.O.Box 10,
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N1
(867) 669-4100


Nova Scotia
Poison Control Centre,
The Izaak Walton Killam Children's Hospital,
P.O.Box 3070,
Halifax, NS B3J 3G9
(902) 428-8161 local;
(902) 428-3213 (fax);
1-800-565-8161 toll free from P.E.I

Ontario Regional Poison Control Centre
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8
Emergency Phone(s): 800-268-9017 (Ontario only);
Administrative Phone: 416-813-6437

Ontario Regional Poison Information Centre
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario,
401 Smyth Road,
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1,
1-800-267-1373 toll-free Ontario;
(613) 737-1100 emergency inquiries;
(613) 737-2320 general inquiries;
(613) 738-4862 (fax)


Prince Edward Island
Poison Control Centre,
The Izaak Walton Killam Children's Hospital,
P.O.Box 3070,
Halifax, NS B3J 3G9
1-800-565-8161 toll free from P.E.I


Centre antipoison du Québec,
Le Centre Hospitalier de l'Université Laval
2705 boul. Laurier,
Sainte-Foy, PQ G1V 4G2
(418) 656-8090;
(418) 654-2747 (fax)


Emergency Department,
Regina General Hospital,
1440 14th Ave.,
Regina, SK S4P 0W5

Emergency Department,
Royal University Hospital,
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X0
(306) 966-1010;
(306)966-1011 (fax)


Yukon Territory
Emergency Department,
Whitehorse General Hospital,
5 Hospital Road,
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 3H7
(403) 667-8726;
(403)667-2471 (fax)