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Patient Education Material

Hotlines and Referral Services

 

CDC – INFO

As a national health information hotline, it provides information such as how to protect yourself, where to get an HIV test, and other HIV related questions. In English or in Spanish from 8 am to 8 pm EST, Monday through Friday.

1-800-232-4636/
TTY: 1-888-232-6348
 

AIDSinfo

As a service of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the site has information on HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials and the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines. In English or in Spanish from 1 pm to 4 pm EST, Monday through Friday.

1-800-448-0440/
TTY: 1-888-480-3739

Resource Note
Some recommended online resources related to HIV/AIDS
General Resources

AIDSinfonet

One page patient fact sheets on HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention in English and nine other languages.

HIV.gov Service Locator

Find HIV/AIDS related services including Ryan White clinics, health centers, testing sites, housing assistance, and other services by zip code.

TheBody.com

Provides HIV basics, HIV related news, resource centers, health trackers, and share your stories among other sections.  Also sends out a weekly newsletter. 

Center for HIV Law Policy

Find HIV-related laws, guidelines for healthcare workers, and testing and treatment information by state. The HIV Policy Resource Bank is a comprehensive database on 37 topics of importance to people living with HIV and their advocates.

HIV InSite Knowledge Base

A comprehensive, on-line textbook of HIV disease from the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital. Site also has a comprehensive page for patients and the general public and pages on treatment, prevention, and policy analysis.

PrEP Provider Locator

An open source national directory of providers of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP).

Projectinform.com

Resources for people with HIV and hepatitis C about how to stay healthy.