Call 24/7: 1 (800) 565-8161
Call about poisons, herbals, household products, etc.


Poison Help Line: 1-800-565-8161 (NS & PEI )
(902) 470-8161 (Halifax or outside NS, PEI)

Fax Number: (902) 470-7213

Media Requests: (902) 470-7086   (Media Relations Communications and Public Affairs IWK Health Centre)

Administrative e-mail:

Medical Director: Dr. Nancy Murphy

Manager: Eileen Gillespie

Team Leader and Antidote Kit Program Coordinator: Jill Duncan

Provinces Served: Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island

Language of Service: English

Hours/days of Operation: 24 hours per day; 7 days per week

Who can call: Public and Health care Professionals, no referral needed.

Population served: All ages- children, adolescent, adults, seniors.

Address: 5850/5980 University Avenue, PO Box 9700, Halifax NS B3K 6R8