Telephone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) operates this toll-free hotline, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The hotline offers anonymous, confidential HIV/AIDS information to the American public. Trained information specialists answer questions about HIV infection and AIDS They also provide referrals to appropriate services, including clinics, hospitals, local hotlines, counseling and testing sites, legal services, health departments, support groups, educational organizations and service agencies throughout the United States.
CDC National Prevention Information Network
P.O. Box 6003, Rockville, MD 20849-6003
The CDC National Prevention Information Network provides information and materials on HIV and AIDS to organizations involved in a variety of HIV/AIDS services. The services of trained reference specialists are available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday, except holidays.
Outside US: 301-315-2816
12 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday to Friday
Spanish-speaking health information specialists are available.
AIDSinfo is a central resource for current information on federally and privately funded clinical trials for AIDS patients and others infected with HIV. As the main dissemination point for federally approved HIV treatment and prevention guidelines, AIDSinfo provides information about the current treatment regimens for HIV infection and AIDS-related illnesses, including the prevention of HIV transmission from occupational exposure and mother-to-child transmission during pregnancy.
American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR)
AmFAR is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of AIDS research (both basic biomedical and clinical research), AIDS prevention, and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy. Their site contains many resources, including daily news, research and grant information.
American Hospice Foundation
2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 200
Washington, DC 20037
A foundation that advances the hospice concept of care and promotes hospices that seek to meet growing and complex needs.