Upstate New York Poison Center

Support the Upstate New York Poison Center by giving today! Housed centrally at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y., the Upstate New York Poison Center is dedicated to reducing the number, cost and severity of poisonings within its designated 54-county service area as mandated by New York State Law. 

The Center is available 24-hours-a-day, 365 days a year to both health professionals and the general public at 1-800-222-1222. Each year our center manages more than 50,000 calls from health care providers, 911 operators, hospitals, industry, schools and the general public. The Upstate New York Poison Center has 15 medical and clinical toxicologists and 16 certified specialists in poison information, actively answering calls. The center’s public health educators conduct training and outreach throughout the 54 county service area.

Each call is free, confidential, and answered by a Certified Specialist in Poison Information based in New York. Click here for Upstate New York Poison Center website.

Your tax-deductible donation will help keep our mission going and serve even more people across New York. Your contribution will help with educational outreach to make sure everyone knows who to call when a poisoning emergency occurs and what number to call. 

Read what people have to say about us 

“Epitome of what customer service should be.”

I have called numerous times over the past four months and you were always there for me.

Most friendly specialist I've ever had.

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  • GIVE securely online, see form below. 
  • GIVE by contacting the Upstate Foundation office at 315-464-4416 
  • GIVE via check payable to: Upstate New York Poison Center 
  • Mail to: Upstate Foundation, 750 E Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210 


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