Call the Oregon Poison Center

Experiencing a poisoning? Call the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222

Not in a rush? Visit PoisonHelp.org, our interactive online tool.

Alerts and latests hazards

E-cigarettes and Vaping

FDA report on E-cigarettes
Current e-cigarette use among middle and high-school students increased alarmingly between 2017 and 2018.
Tobacco Use by Youth is Rising, a video by CDC Vital Signs

Vaping illness investigation (EVALI)

OHA Graphic, symptoms of e-cigarette and vaping associated lung injury
Seek immediate medical attention if you feel sick after vaping. Call the poison center if you have questions about how vaping affects your health.

When to call us

Easy. Call us when a poisoning happens. Whether it's a poisonous bite or an overdose on your medication, we answer the call. 

Poison Control podcast by Radiolab

Listen to a first-hand account of a mom's experience with her local poison center and learn more about what poison centers do to support callers during a poison emergency.

Giving Tuesday is December 3rd-Donate Here

Help support the work we do to prevent and treat toxic exposures. If you've ever used the services of the Oregon Poison Center, consider a gift to our foundation and pay it forward. Your tax-deductible donation can help others in need. Thank you for your support!

Pay it forward, donate to the poison center this #GivingTuesday

Volunteer Opportunity

Community Health Education

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity or know someone who is? Oregon Poison Center is looking for a community health education volunteer to support our Public Education Department! The Community Health Education Volunteer will participate in community events, communicate poison safety messages and engage with the community. This is a great opportunity for a public health, health sciences or communications student looking to gain skills and experience. The position is based in Portland (Marquam Hill), with local travel to nearby community events. Time commitment is 4-6 hours per week, schedule is flexible. View opportunity.

Youth Video Contest

National Poison Prevention Week 2020 Student Video Contest Flyer
Student video contest - help spread the word about the dangers of poisons. Open to K -12th graders.

Educate the public about the danger of poisons. Students in grades K - 12 are eligible to participate. Entries accepted until January 15, 2020. Visit contest website for more information, rules and requirements.

Download contest flyer