Welcome to 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
Even if you THINK a poisoning has occurred CALL US at 1-800-222-1222
The Upstate New York Poison Center
- Assists the medical community and general public with poison emergencies by providing up-to-date management expertise
- Provides education to health care professionals to assist in patient care and directs community outreach to the general public in promotion of poison safety
- Conducts research and monitors trends and events, demonstrating situational awareness in support of local, state and national public health efforts
- Collaborates with departments of health, legislators, government agencies and others, sharing data to mitigate health risks and supporting interventions to improve public health
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.
Poison Prevention Information
Posted on: March 1, 2018
The third week of March is a time to recognize the importance of poison safety in the home. This year's theme is Keep Your Family Safe!
PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: CO Poisoning
Posted on: January 4, 2018
Carbon Monoxide is a gas that you cannot see, smell or taste, and CO2 poisoning sends 20,000 children to Emergency Departments each year.