Poison Control Center

The Regional Poison Control Center at Children's of Alabama—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

2018 Annual Report

Center leadership includes:

Medical Director: Justin Arnold, DO, MPH (Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine UAB School of Medicine and Board Certified Medical Toxicologist)
Associate Medical Director: Michele Nichols, MD ( Professor of Pediatrics UAB School of Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine)
Director and Program Contact: Ann Slattery, DrPH, RN, RPh, DABAT (Pharmacist, Clinical and Environmental Toxicologist)

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

Children's of Alabama Launches State's First Dangerous Animal, Insect, Plant and Household Poison App. Learn More.

Additional Resources

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