Welcome to Upstate New York Poison Center

Upstate New York Poison Center
Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-7078
Fax: 315 464-7077

The Upstate New York Poison Center assists the medical community and general public with poison emergencies by providing state of the art management expertise. Combining compassionate patient care, with education, research and community outreach, the staff of the UNYPC confirms its commitment to excellence through a dedication to wellness.

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.


Oct 18, 2016
DEA Drug Take Back Event, scheduled for October 22, 2016

Oct 14, 2016
New Onondaga County SNADD Program for drugs and sharps disposal to reduce the risk of ingestion, exposure, and abuse of drugs in our communities,

Aug 11, 2016
With Syracuse being labeled an epicenter of synthetic drugs, Senator introduces new legislation to make chemicals in 'spice' and 'k2' drug illegal; most chemicals used in deadly synthetic drugs are still legal; recent scourge in NY demands action to cripple chemists that cook up batches of deadly synthetic drugs.

Jul 5, 2016
By Sharing Painkillers, Friends And Family Members Can Fuel Opioid Epidemic: Study

Jun 8, 2016
Vacation are fun, but they can also be dangerous if your little ones get into medicines within reach, like in a suitcase...

Feb 22, 2016
Two drug forums were held, on Jan. 20th and 21st, to address the growing heroin and opioid crisis in the county.