Sauk Valley Community College

an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and community

Poison Control Hotline

Address: Regional: 222 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1900, Chicago, IL 60606

Phone: 1-800-222-1222

Web Site URL: www.mchc.org/ipc or www.poison.org

Counties

  • Bureau
  • Carroll
  • Lee
  • Ogle
  • Whiteside
  • Other (See Remarks)

Purpose:

To save lives and reduce illness from poisoning from the quick action of calling the emergency number.

Remarks:

Call right away if an individual is suspected to have been poisoned. The representatives also provide immediate life-saving information about suicide attempts, medication errors, chemical spills, occupational exposures, drug interactions, and pet poisoning. The 24-hour telephone guidance for poisoning emergencies is provided free of charge. The service is backed by board-certified physician toxologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other poison specialists. The specialists follow each case, which involve frequent call-backs, until all signs and symptoms have been resolved and leaving the patients and family reassured.

Services Provided

  • Animal Shelters
  • Health/Immunizations/Disease Support Organizations

If this information is out-of-date or incorrect, please email any changes to servicesdirectory@svcc.edu.