Call your Provincial Poison Control Centre line to handle—and prevent—emergencies

Poison Control Centers offer free, confidential medical advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through your provincial Poison Help phone line. Their highly trained specialists can guide you through emergency situations. But did you know you can also call for answers and advice that can help you prevent poisoning accidents—such as questions about medicine, pesticides, chemicals, bites and stings, carbon monoxide, and many other topics?

Find your provincial Poison Control Centre phone line at:

Place this number throughout your home—near phones, in cell phones, on the refrigerator and anywhere else you, babysitters, and caregivers can see it easily.

To learn more about Canada’s poison centers, or to get poison prevention tips, alerts, and educational materials, visit the Canadian Association of Poison Control Centres’ website.

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