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If this information is out-of-date or incorrect, please email any changes to servicesdirectory@svcc.edu.