In the News
Charlottesville Mayor Satyendra Huja issues the proclamation that March 17-23 is Poison Prevention Week!
The University of Virginia Magazine interviews Dr. Christopher Holstege about the Blue Ridge Poison Center's role in investigating a new antivenom for black widow spider bites.
Laundry detergent "pods" are convenient new products. But some children have become sickened by them.
Dr. Christopher Holstege, medical toxicologist and Director of the Blue Ridge Poison Center, speaks to the Cavalier Daily about bath salts and other synthetic drugs.
This is from the radio program "Charlottesville This Week" hosted by Melissa Neeley on WCHV. The episode featured Blue Ridge Poison Center Educator Kristin Wenger. April 3, 2011.
David Maurer is an excellent feature writer for the Daily Progress. But in the summer of 2012, he also became a victim of a copperhead snakebite and a patient of the Blue Ridge Poison Center. He wrote about his experience in a 3-part series.
Read about this dangerous new trend.