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Poison Hotline

For poison-related help, questions, and advice, call our poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. We offer fast, free, expert help 24 hours a day, everyday. Language interpreter services are offered in over 200 different languages and calls are kept confidential.

California Poison Control Divisions

Central Office

California Poison Control System
UCSF School of Pharmacy
490 Illinois Street, Floor 3
Box 1262
San Francisco, CA 94143
tel: 415-345-0820 (administrative calls only)
fax: 415-502-8620 (administrative faxes only)
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Executive Director

Stuart E. Heard, PharmD, FCSHP

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Fresno/Madera Division

California Poison Control System
at Valley Children’s Hospital
9300 Valley Children’s Place MB15
Madera CA 93638-8762
tel: 559-446-3800 (administrative calls only)

Sacramento Division

California Poison Control System
at UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd
Sacramento CA 95817-2201
tel: 916-732-8500 (administrative calls only)

San Diego Division

California Poison Control System
at UC San Diego Medical Center
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego CA 92103-8925
tel: 619-497-8500 (administrative calls only)

San Francisco Division

California Poison Control System
at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
UCSF Box 1369
San Francisco CA 94143
tel: 415-643-3200 (administrative calls only)

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