Tennessee Poison Center (TPC) is a comprehensive poison resource center located on the campus of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. We are the statewide poison emergency information and resource center for the public and health care professionals.

Tennessee Poison Center is certified as the statewide poison control center by the Tennessee Department of Health and is certified by the American Association of Poison Control Centers.

NEWS: The next DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is taking place on October 22, 2016, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Additional information can be found at these sites:

DEA National Takeback Initiative: https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/

Safe Medicine Disposal: http://www.aapcc.org/prevention/medication-safety/

How You Can Help

Tennessee Poison Center helps more than 127,000 callers a year. We depend on community support in order to provide our vital programs.


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