Banner Good Samaritan Poison & Drug Information Center  
The Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center is a national leader in poison care and prevention. Our FREE 24-hour emergency hotline, (800) 222-1222, is staffed by trained experts, who are ready to answer your questions and/or concerns when you need it the most. The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

Thousands of people have avoided a trip to the busy emergency room by calling the hotline, which has served the community for more than 30 years.

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Contact Us

Our free (800) 222-1222 hotline is on 24/7 any day of the year. Out-of-state cell phone users please dial (602) 253-3334.

Reasons to call include:

Stings/Bites Read more about poison prevention

Medication questions Read more about poison prevention

Child poisonings Read more about poison prevention

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Scorpion Season

The Arizona summer  can bring with it an increased sighting of scorpions in our homes. Learn how to identify whether a scorpion sting is dangerous or not and some handy prevention tips to protect you and your loved ones. 

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In the News

Banner Good Samaritan toxicologists and other Specialists in Poison Information regularly appear in local and national media, sharing expert opinion on poison and drug-related matters.

Latest headlines:

Does an animal bite mean you need a rabies shot? Read more about poison prevention

91-year-old snakebite victim recovering in Phoenix hospital Read more about poison prevention

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Banner Good Samaritan
Poison and Drug Information Center
24-hour phone: 1-800-222-1222
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