Hotlines and Referrals


CDC’s national health information hotline, providing answers to your questions regarding HIV, how to protect yourself, and where to get an HIV test.
1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636) | 1-888-232-6348 TTY
In English, en Español, 8 am to 8 pm ET, Monday through Friday


A service of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), offers access to the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information for health care providers, researchers, people affected by HIV/AIDS, and the general public.
1-800-HIV-0440 (448-0440) | 1-888-480-3739 TTY
1-301-315-2816 (Outside United States)
In English, en Español, 1 pm to 4 pm ET, Monday through Friday | icon

The National HIV Clinicians Consultation Center

http://nccc.ucsf.eduexternal icon

Clinicians’ Warmline

Providing expert clinical advice on HIV/AIDS management for health care providers, from those with limited access to expert consultation to those with complex antiretroviral resistance dilemmas.
1-800-933-3413 | 9 am to 8 pm ET, Monday through Friday

Perinatal HIV Hotline

Provides around-the-clock advice on indications and interpretations of standard and rapid HIV testing in pregnancy as well as consultation on antiretroviral use in pregnancy, labor and delivery, and the postpartum period. The Perinatal HIV Consultation and Referral Service also links HIV-infected pregnant women with appropriate health care.
1-888-448-8765 | 24 Hours/Day and Voicemail


Provides expert guidance in managing health care worker exposures to HIV and hepatitis B and C. Callers receive immediate post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) recommendations.
1-888-448-4911 | Occupational PEP: 11 am to 8 pm EST, seven days a week  |  Non-occupational PEP: 9 am to 8 pm ET, Monday through Friday; 11 am to 8 pm ET, weekends & holidays


Provides expert guidance on considerations of providing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to HIV-uninfected (HIV-negative) persons as part of an HIV prevention program.
1-855-448-7737 | 9 am to 8 pm ET, Monday through Friday

Substance Use Management

Peer-to-peer consultation from physicians, clinical pharmacists, and nurses with special expertise in substance use evaluation and management.
1-855-300-3595 | 9 am to 8 pm ET, Monday through Friday

State HIV/AIDS Hotlines

Toll-free state hotline informationexternal icon to access basic HIV/AIDS resources in your state.

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