There are 55 poison control centers in the United States. Each provides free, 24-hour professional advice to anyone in the 50 states, Puerto Rico, the Federated States of Micronesia, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam. Poison control centers provide poison expertise and treatment advice by phone. All poison centers can be reached by calling the telephone number below. Poison centers are staffed by pharmacists, physicians, nurses and poison information providers who are toxicology specialists.