The Nebraska Regional Poison Center is a 24-hour emergency telephone service, designed to assess and make treatment recommendations. The center also provides public and professional education programs, collects data on poisonings, conducts research in the field of clinical toxicology and assists first responders during hazardous materials incidents. Established in 1957, it is one of the oldest poison centers in the United States. American Association of Poison Control Centers has certified The Nebraska Regional Poison Center as a regional poison center. It is the designated poison center for Nebraska, Wyoming, American Samoa and Federated States of Micronesia.