BC Drug and Poison Information Centre

Call 911 (or a local emergency number) in the event of a medical emergency when immediate action is required. If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control for 24-hour Toll-free poison information.

If you suspect someone has been poisoned by a medicine, chemical or other substance, call the Poison Control Centre at 604-682-5050 or 1-800-567-8911

The BC Drug and Poison Information Centre website is NOT a substitute for talking with a trained Poison Specialist.
If someone is unconscious, having a seizure, difficulty breathing or chest pain, immediately call 9-1-1

Phone Numbers

Drug & Poison Information: 1-800-567-8911
Info for Healthcare Professionals Only: 1-866-298-5909

Web Links


This program was last updated on: 14 Mar 2016.