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
Vaping illness investigation (EVALI)
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.
Poison prevention campaigns are an important part of our poison center. We urge the public to be active participants in these campaigns: View current campaigns.
Preventing Lead Exposure
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.