Centres /

Atlantic Canada Poison Centre

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

  • Jurisdictions served
    Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island
  • Languages Offered
  • Professional staff and consultants:
    Pharmacists, Nurses
  • Medical Director
    Dr. Nancy Murphy
  • Manager
    Ms. Tanya Murray
  • Team Leader
    Jill Duncan

Poison Information

Hours/days of Operation

  • 24hours
  • 7days
  • 1-844-POISON-X
    (toll free)
  • 1-800-565-8161
    (within NS, PEI and NL only)
  • 1-902-470-8161


  • Available to Public and Health Care Professionals.
  • Services offered: Poisoning first aid, treatment advice, toxicology information, also provide information to both public and veterinaries on animal exposures when information is available to us.