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 latest hazards

FDA's report cause for concern: Current e-cigarette use among middle and high school students increased alarmingly between 2017 and 2018.  View the FDA report.

FDA report on E-cigarettes
FDA report highlights that 1.5 million more students used e-cigarettes in 2018 versus 2017.
DEA National Rx Takeback Day Flyer, 10-26-16, 10 AM - 2 PM
Prevent prescription drug abuse and misuse. Find a take back event near you.

National Poison Prevention Week Student Video Contest!

Student Video Contest Flyer for National Poison Prevention week 2019
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

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. 

Prevention campaigns

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.

Poisonous or edible mushrooms? Graphic of lookalike mushrooms
Never pick and eat wild mushrooms unless they’ve been identified by an experienced mycologist (mushroom expert). Mushroom poisoning is serious. If you suspect mushroom poisoning, seek medical attention immediately.