Welcome to Upstate New York Poison Center

Upstate New York Poison Center
Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-7078
Fax: 315 464-7077

The Upstate New York Poison Center assists the medical community and general public with poison emergencies by providing state of the art management expertise. Combining compassionate patient care, with education, research and community outreach, the staff of the UNYPC confirms its commitment to excellence through a dedication to wellness.

The Upstate New York Poison Center is dedicated to reducing the number, cost, and severity of poisonings within its designated 54-county service area as mandated by New York State Law.


March is Poison Prevention Week!

Jan 4, 2018
Carbon Monoxide is a gas that you cannot see, smell or taste, and CO2 poisoning sends 20,000 children to Emergency Departments each year.

Jan 3, 2018
Pharmacists and pharmacy interns rotating through Walgreen¿s pharmacies have been taking our Safe Meds ¿ Safe Disposal Program out on the road to teens and tweens in our 54 county service area...

Dec 1, 2017
Information about safe disposal of expired, unwanted medications.

Nov 7, 2017
A media advisory was held at Covanta¿s Jamesville headquarters to call attention to the SNADD (Sharps, Needles and Drug Disposal) Program, Onondaga County's safe medication disposal initiative.

Oct 14, 2016
SNADD, Onondaga County's new program for drugs and sharps disposal to reduce the risk of ingestion, exposure, and abuse of drugs in our communities,