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How to Contact a Patient

How to Call a Patient

Calling a Patient
Phone calls to check on a patient’s condition should be made to the patient or the patient’s care partner (if the patient has one).

Get a patient's room/phone number434.982.1100

Use the Hospital Gift Shop

Send flowers, candy or gifts to a patient in the hospital:

Call: 434.924.2447

You can also select a card to be printed and hand-delivered:

Send a free card

Send Mail to a Patient

Sending Mail, Flowers & Balloons
We receive deliveries to inpatient units on weekdays. For patient safety, we permit only Mylar (not latex) balloons. After a patient leaves the hospital, we will forward mail to the address given.

Send mail and flowers to:
[Patient’s full legal name]
UVA Medical Center
1215 Lee St.
Patient's unit and room number
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Want to Be More Involved?

Become a care partner. Patients can have one or two adults be an active member of their healthcare team. Care partners have access to the patient and can keep other family/friends informed about the patient’s condition.

Read about the care partner program (PDF) or talk to a nurse.

For TCH Patients

Sending mail or flowers to the Transitional Care Hospital?

Address mail and flowers to:
[Patient’s full legal name]
2965 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Make an Appointment

Call us at 434.243.3675

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