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For the Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL), call 1-888-677-1199 or email

Have general questions about COVID-19 or the COVID-19 vaccine?
Visit the CDC COVID-19 website or call 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636).

You can also visit the CDC website for answers to questions on other health topics.

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TTY 888-232-6348

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Order or download free books, fact sheets, pamphlets, and educational materials at CDC-INFO On Demand.


CDC-INFO is CDC’s national contact center and publication fulfillment system. CDC-INFO offers live agents by phone and email to help you find the latest, reliable, and science-based health information on more than 750 health topics. CDC-INFO is here for you in emergencies, using additional agents and extended hours as needed to support CDC’s response.

Every day, CDC-INFO:

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CDC Resources in Languages Other than English

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Free information and materials in other languages, to print and share

How CDC-INFO Supports CDC

The contact center answers about 380,000 inquiries a year, on more than 750 health and safety topics, including:

  • Seasonal flu,
  • Ebola,
  • Zika,
  • STDs, and
  • Immunizations.

Since receiving the first inquiries in 2005, CDC-INFO has responded to more than:

  • 3,942,585 telephone inquiries and
  • 732,258 pieces of correspondence.

CDC-INFO also receives hundreds of inquiries on various health promotion topics such as:

  • Autism,
  • Tobacco use, and
  • Breast cancer screenings.


CDC’s national publication fulfillment system 

  • Distributes more than 11,000 units per day and
  • Captures 3,000 document downloads per month from the CDC-INFO On Demand website.

All publications on CDC-INFO On Demand are available to the public free of charge, and many are available for immediate download.

Page last reviewed: September 1, 2022