For poisoning questions or emergencies, call 604-682-5050 or 1-800-567-8911

DPIC does not give information about drug or poison exposures by e-mail.

Information on how to request DPIC health records or public health data can be found on the BC Centre for Disease Control website here.


Poison Information:
All poison centre services are conducted by phone. If you have a poisoning-related question or possible exposure, please call us directly.

24-hour Line: 604-682-5050 or 1-800-567-8911

Poison Prevention Materials:

Instructions on how to order materials such as phone stickers, fridge magnets, and information pamphlets can be found on our Poison Prevention Materials page.


Drug Information:
The Drug Information Service at DPIC is a consultative service supporting healthcare providers in B.C. who are involved in patient care. The service provides drug information to healthcare professionals including pharmacists, physicians, and nurses to support the safe and effective use of medicines.
Phone (healthcare professionals only, Monday to Friday from 9 am - 4 pm):
604-707-2787 or 1-866-298-5909 (outside the Lower Mainland)


DPIC Administration:
Mailing Address:
BC Drug and Poison Information Centre
Room 0063, BC Centre for Disease Control
655 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4R4
Phone: 604-707-2789
Administration Fax: 604-707-2807

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