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Resources for Patients

Information for HIV-affected persons, their family members, and HIV-exposed individuals who are not healthcare providers


If you are a patient who may have sustained an exposure to HIV or hepatitis b or c, please proceed to your nearest urgent or emergency medical facility. If you have questions about your own or a family member’s HIV care, please have your provider contact us directly, or contact one of these patient resources:


The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) National AIDS Hotline


(800) CDC-INFO | 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST Monday through Friday

Speak with a CDC representative about HIV care or resource concerns.


National Prevention Information Network (NPIN)


(800) 458-5231 | 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST Monday through Friday

Connect with a public health professional for information on HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, and STDs.


Project Inform Hepatitis and HIV Health InfoLines


Hepatitis C Helpline: 1-877-435-7443 | 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST Monday through Friday

HIV Health InfoLine: 1-800-822-7422 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m PST Monday through Friday

Speak with Project Inform staff about HIV management, medication, and care access questions and concerns.


AIDSinfo Helpline


1-800-448-0440 | 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday

Get confidential answers to your questions about HIV/AIDS treatment and clinical trials from Health information specialists.


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