If you are in Arizona and have an out-of-state cell phone, dial (602) 253-3334 to reach the poison center.
We offer FREE 24-hour help by phone. The phone is answered by Registered Nurses or Poison Information Providers specifically trained in handling poison emergencies. By calling (800) 222-1222 you can get emergency information on:
How we help:
Established in 1979, the Banner Poison and Drug Information Center has continuously served the citizens of Maricopa County and surrounding counties for almost 40 years. It is supported by Banner- University Medical Center Phoenix, the state of Arizona, federal government and charitable donations.
Our mission is to promote the health and safety of the community by:
Serving as the primary resource for the residents and Healthcare professionals of Maricopa County for:
Trained specialists in poison information, including registered nurses, pharmacists and physicians.
Were you bit by a scorpion? Or did you child swallow a pill? Check out our frequently asked questions to see what you should do first!