You are never bothering us! Just call.
What would you do if your toddler gets up early in the morning and gets into cleaning supplies? What if you take too much medicine in the middle of the night? Some people say they would check the Internet for poison information as they do not want to “bother” the West Virginia Poison Center.
Would you be “bothering” the West Virginia Poison Center? Never. Even during the holidays, or on weekends, or during the night? Yes, we are always available!
Our medical experts are here to take your call at any hour. Not sure if a medication error is a problem? That is what the Poison Center is here for. There is no need to hesitate if you think a poisoning or overdose may have occurred.
Do you feel uncomfortable calling the Poison Center? Does the Internet seems like a good alternative? Remember: “Searching gives you an answer. The WV Poison Center gives you the right answer.”
The West Virginia Poison Center is always open (24/7/365); we never close! Help and answers are only a phone call away. All calls are answered promptly by medical experts (doctors, pharmacists, and nurses) with specialized training in poisoning management and medication errors.
Do not worry any longer than necessary. Call 1-800-222-1222.
About the West Virginia Poison Center:
The West Virginia Poison Center provides comprehensive emergency poison information, prevention and educational resources to West Virginians 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The WVPC is staffed by nurses, pharmacists and physicians with special training in treatment of poisonings. Located in Charleston, WV, the WVPC is a part of the West Virginia University-Charleston Division. Toll-free:1-800-222-1222. Website:www.wvpoisoncenter.org.