Poison Control Center

The Regional Poison Control Center Children's Hospital—1-800-222-1222

The Regional Poison Control 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 Regional Poison Control Center

Center leadership includes:

Medical Directors:
Michele Nichols, MD ( Professor of Pediatrics UAB School of Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine) and
Erica Liebelt, MD, FACMT (Professor of Pediarics UAB School of Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Board Certified Medical Toxicologist
Division Director: William D. King, DrPH, RPh (Pharmacist and Epidemiologist) (UAB Professor of Pediatrics)
Managing Director: Ann Slattery, DrPH, RN, RPh, CSPI, DABAT (Pharmacist, Clinical and Environmental Toxicologist)

Program Contact: William D. King, DrPH, RPh - Division Director, Child Safety Institute

Lead Facts

Common Household Items

Toxic Plants

Non-toxic Plants

Venomous Snakes

Poisonous Insects


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Additional Resources

FDA Recalls

Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls

American Association of Poison Control Centers

EPA Mercury Clean-up