What the Poison Control Center will ask you

All information given to the Poison Control Center is completely confidential!

When you call the Regional Poison Control Center, have the poison with you. You may be asked to read information on the bottle’s label or describe the plant, insect, animal, or other poisonous object. 

You may be asked about:

  • Victim's age and weight
  • Any symptoms the victim has related to the poisoning
  • Time that the poisoning took place
  • Name of the substance or poison
  • Amount of the substance or poison
  • Any current health problems of the victim
  • Any medicines the victim is taking

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