Contact

Poison Help Hotline

Call 1-800-222-1222 if you think someone may have experienced a medicine mistake or overdose, or may have swallowed, touched, or inhaled something harmful.

Callers with non-emergency questions about poisons or poison safety are also always welcome. Experts are standing by 24-hours a day, every day. Free and confidential.

NOTE: If someone is not breathing, having a seizure, or won’t wake up, call 9-1-1 immediately.

Other Contact Information

Mailing address:
UVA Health System Box 800-774
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Teresa Dorrier, Administrative Assistant
Business line : 434-982-3196
FAX: 434-971-8657
email Teresa

Beth Mehring, MSN, Nursing Director
email Beth

Information about Public Education Programs or Materials
Kristin Wenger, MA, BS, Education Coordinator
434-982-4386
email Kristin

Information about Professional Medical Toxicology Education
Christopher Holstege, M.D., Medical Director
email Dr. Holstege

University of Virginia Dept. of Medical Toxicology
Heather Collier, Administrative Assistant
Administrative line: 434-924-5185
email Heather