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After Hours and Weekend Contacts

Radford University Student Health Services does not provide after-hours emergency services. Students with urgent health needs should utilize the following services:

  • Call 911 in ANY life threatening emergency
  • Call Carilion NRV Medical Center emergency department, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg (off Interstate 81, Exit 109). Phone 540-731-2000
  • Visit one of Carilions Urgent Care Center located at 434 Pepper's Ferry Road, Christiansburg, VA. Phone 540-382-6000 or 215 Gilbert Street Blacksburg, VA 24060.

Velocity Care Hours of Operation

8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • For non-life threatening related health questions, call FONEMED, the 24-hour, 7 days a week, toll free number to speak to a registered nurse at 1-866-205-2164.

Disclaimer: FONEMED’s average wait/callback time to speak with a nurse is 12 minutes; calls are prioritized based on symptoms. This service is not intended for use in the event of a life threatening injury. FoneMed is intended to be a “triage” service for recommendations regarding; over the counter medications, symptom relief, and advice on whether or not to seek medical attention for non-severe symptoms.