Contact Us

Contact Us

cell phone in hand1-800-222-1222
Call toll free if you think someone may be poisoned, or if you have questions about poisons . Experts are standing by 24-hours a day, every day. Free and confidential.


NOTE: If someone is not breathing or won't wake up, call 9-1-1 immediately.


Other Contact Information

Beth Mehring, Managing Director
1222 Jefferson Park Ave. 4th floor
UVA Health System Box 800-774
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Business line : 434-982-3196
FAX: 434-971-8657
email Beth Mehring

Information about Public Education Programs or Materials:
Kristin Wenger, Public Education Coordinator
email Kristin Wenger

Information about Professional Medical Toxicology Education

Christopher Holstege, M.D., Medical Director
email Dr. Holstege

Free 24-hour medical toxicology consult (for healthcare providers):

University of Virginia Health System Emergency Services
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Thomas (Tom) H. Berry, MHA
Director, Emergency Services
UVA Health System
o: (434) 982-4433
c: (434) 465-0142

University of Virginia Department of Medical Toxicology
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