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Resources for Patients

	HIV Screening. Standard Care. Testing and Linking African Americans and Hispanic/Latino Patients to Care.


Toll-free, confidential HIV/AIDS information for the American public—8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday—Friday, Eastern Time (ET)
  • Sensitive and compassionate service via multiple channels (e.g., phone calls, e-mail, mail, and faxed materials)
  • Customer service representatives offering referrals to appropriate services, including clinics, hospitals, local hotlines, counseling, and legal services
TTY: 888–232–6348
English and Español

CDC National HIV and STD Testing Resources

Resources on HIV testing

  • Searchable database of HIV testing sites
  • FAQs about HIV, HIV testing, and STD testing
  • Spanish-language materials and information
800–CDC–INFO (800–232–4636)


Prevention IS Care

  • Patient education materials in English and Spanish for
    people living with HIV/AIDS
  • Links to online training and support service
800–CDC–INFO (800–232–4636)

A comprehensive Web site showcasing how the Federal government is fighting HIV/AIDS.
  • HIV treatment guidelines
  • Testing recommendations
  • Blog posts
  • Search tool that finds testing clinics, health centers, housing, and other service providers by zip code



Federally approved Web site that provides information on HIV/AIDS for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families and friends
  • HIV treatment and prevention guidelines
  • Information on clinical trials and AIDS training
  • HIV/AIDS factsheets and Spanish-language materials
800–HIV–0440 (800–448–0440)


Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (Health Resources and Services Administration)

Helps people living with HIV/AIDS access the medical care they need but can't afford
  • Locates Ryan White–funded medical providers by ZIP code
  • Enables providers to refer to dental care, transportation, and other services, and provide access to HIV medications


Black AIDS Institute

Stopping the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV
  • Public and private sector HIV policy interpretation
  • Training and technical assistance
  • Advocacy


Latino Commission on AIDS

Dedicated to fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Latino community through an extensive network of member organizations and community leaders
  • HIV prevention, health education, and health behavior research
  • Advocacy


National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC)

Developing leadership in communities of color to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic
  • Public policy education programs
  • Technical assistance and training
  • Digital and electronic resource materials

For more information, and to Get the Facts, Get Tested, Get Involved.