Emergency and Out of Hours Help

Emergency and Out of Hours Help

In this section you will find recommendations for emergency and out of hours services such as ERs, last minute childcare services, weekend walk-in clinics, emergency dentists, and more.


In the event of a life threatening emergency, always call 911.


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The ER:

When to use an ER: Go to an ER when you have a life or limb-threatening condition. 


NYC Health Department's Poison Control Center:

The Poison Control Center is open 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year, for emergencies and advice at (212) POISONS (764-7667), (212) VENENOS (836-3667) for Spanish language speakers, or (212) 689-9014 for TDD users. The National toll free number, 1-800-222-1222, connects to the nearest poison control center.