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The Ontario Poison Centre is available to help you over the phone 24 hours a day, every day of the year. We can help you with poison emergencies and with questions about poisoning.
Call us at 1-800-268-9017:
- If you are concerned that a poisoning has occurred
- For information on how to prevent poisonings
- If you are a health-care professional and want treatment advice
From time to time, the poison centre will alert you to specific dangers in your community. We work closely with public health, government agencies and the media to keep you informed.
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If someone you know has swallowed or been in contact with a poison, it is important to know the right thing to do. Learn more about first aid steps!
How We Can Help
The Ontario Poison Centre (OPC) is always available to assist if you think that you or someone you love has been exposed to a dangerous substance.