The Florida Poison Information Center Tampa (FPICT) The Florida Poison Information Center Tampa (FPICT) is part of the Florida Poison Information Network with 2 other centers located in Jacksonville and Miami. The FPICT has been saving lives and reducing healthcare costs since 1982. The center provides free, fast confidential medical advice 24/7 on the poison helpline 1-800-222-1222. Staffed by doctors, nurses, and pharmacists who provide immediate assistance for poisoning emergencies and answer poison related questions. The toxicology experts provide assessment, triage, management and monitoring recommendations to facilitate timely diagnosis and shorten length of stay. The center also monitors poisoning trends and can provide area specific data upon request. Educational programs are also offered in the form of lectures, in-services, grand rounds, and toxicology rotations. The Florida Poison Information Center Tampa often sends timely alerts to all hospitals and pharmacies in the region to inform them about new poison hazards and emerging trends.