The Poison Prevention and Education Center (PPEC) provides poison prevention outreach and educational programs statewide, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Poison Center. Staffed by a pharmacist who is a poison information specialist, the PPEC responds to requests for educational materials and presentations for both public and health care professionals on a large variety of topics related to poison prevention.
You can contact Wisconsin's Poison Center 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 800-222-1222. This toll-free phone line allows individuals with questions about poison exposures to speak with specially trained poison information specialists based at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Callers also may use this line for questions regarding potential plant or medication toxicity or other poison-related questions.
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