For Poisoning Emergencies Call
The Florida/USVI Poison Information Center/Jacksonville (FPIC/Jax) is
a 24-hour poison emergency treatment and information resource for
health care professionals and the public in the northern and eastern
coastal counties of Florida. It is one of three Centers comprising
the Florida Poison Information Center Network.
The center, located at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center, is certified
by the American Association of Poison Control Centers
(AAPCC) as a regional poison center and serves a population
of approximately six million people. FPIC/Jax is a cooperative effort
between the University of Florida College of Medicine,
of Florida Health Science Center/Jacksonville, and
Children's Medical Services, State of Florida
Department of Health.
Administrative Offices 904-244-4465