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Alabama Poison Information Center

The Alabama Poison Information Center
at Children's of Alabama–1-800-222-1222

The Alabama Poison Information Center at Children's of Alabama has been serving the people of Alabama since 1958, offering free and confidential poison information and treatment recommendations to the public and health care providers 24 hours a day. Call our 24/7 hotline 1-800-222-1222 for poison advice for all ages.

More about the Alabama Poison Information Center

2021 APIC Annual Report

Center Leadership

Ann Slattery, DrPH, RN, RPh, DABAT, FAACT – Director and Program Contact
Pharmacist, Clinical and Environmental Toxicologist

William Rushton, MD, FACEP, FACMT – Medical Director
Associate Professor – UAB Department of Emergency Medicine, Director  UAB Office of Medical Toxicology

Michele Nichols, MD – Associate Medical Director
Professor of Pediatrics UAB School of Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Sukhshant (Sukhi) Kaur Atti, MD, FAAEM, FACEP – Associate Medical Director
Assistant Professor – UAB Department of Emergency Medicine, Assistant Director  UAB Office of Medical Toxicology


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If you would like to request an interview or other media please contact Corporate Communications & Media by dialing the 205-638-9100.

Lead Facts
Common Household Items
Toxic Plants
Non-toxic Plants
Venomous Snakes
Poisonous Insects

Additional Resources

FDA Recalls
Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls
American Association of Poison Control Centers
EPA Mercury Clean-up