Government Health Websites and Phone Numbers

Below you will find a variety of federal and state health contacts.
Whether you need an ombudsman or simply have a question about Medicare, finding the right support for your concerns can often prove to be difficult. We hope the websites and phone numbers provided below will help point you in the right direction.

If you have a question you think we may be able to provide further assistance with please do not hesitate to contact us (webmaster@npipin.com).

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+ Health Info Lines and Toll-free numbers
* = toll-free
** = Personal bilingue disponible para informacion en Espanol
AIDS/HIV Treatment, Prevention and Research ** - 800-HIV-0440*
Aging ** - 800-222-2225* - 800-222-4225* (TTY)
Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - 301-443-3860
Allergy and Infectious Diseases ** - 866-284-4107*
Alzheimer's Disease ** - 800-438-4380* - 800-222-4225* (TTY)
Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases ** - 877-22-NIAMS* - 877-226-4267* - 301-495-4484 - 301-565-2966 (TTY)
Safe to Sleep: Reduce the Risk of SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Causes of Infant Death ** - 800-505-CRIB* - 800-505-2742*
Basic Research on Cells, Proteins, and Genes - 301-496-7301
Bladder Control for Women ** - 800-860-8747*
Bowel Control ** - 800-860-8747*
Let's Talk About Bowel Control -
Cancer ** - 800-4-CANCER* - 800-422-6237*
Child Health and Human Development ** - 800-370-2943* - 888-320-6942* (TTY)
Clinical Center Patient Recruitment ** - 800-411-1222* - 866-411-1010*(TTY)
Clinical Research Volunteer Program ** - 301-496-4763
Complementary and Alternative Medicine ** - 888-644-6226* - 866-464-3615* (Voice/TTY)
Deafness and Other Communication Disorders ** - 800-241-1044*
It's a Noisy Planet. Protect Their Hearing - 800-241-1055* (TTD/TTY)
Diabetes ** - 800-860-8747*
National Diabetes Education Program - 800-860-8747*
Digestive Diseases ** - 800-860-8747*
Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders - 800-860-8747*
Drug Abuse and Addiction ** - 877-NIDA-NIH (643-2644)
NIDA DrugPubs - 877-643-2644* - 240-645-0228 (TDD)
Environmental Causes of Disease - 919-541-3345
eRA Commons Help Desk - 866-504-9552* - 301-402-7469 - 301-451-5936 (TTY)
Eye Diseases ** - 301-496-5248
Extramural Research Grants - 301-435-0714
Genetic and Rare Diseases ** - 888-205-2311*
Global Health - 301-496-2075
Grants Information (General Info) - 301-435-0714
Contact Awarding Institute/Center for Specific Grant/Award Questions - 301-451-5936 (TTY)
Heart, Lung, and Blood ** - 301-592-8573 - 240-629-3255 (TTY)
Human Genome Research - 301-402-0911
Kidney Disease ** - 800-860-8747*
National Kidney Disease Education Program -
Kidney and Urologic Diseases ** - 800-860-8747*
Mental Health and Mental Illness ** - 301-443-4513 - 301-443-8431 (TTY) - 866-615-NIMH (6464)* - 866-415-8051*
National Library of Medicine - 888-346-3656*
Network of Libraries of Medicine - 800-338-7657*
Neurological Disorders ** - 800-352-9424*
Nursing Research - 301-496-0207
Oral Health ** - 301-402-7364 - 866-232-4528*
Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ** - 800-624-BONE* - 800-624-2663* - 202-223-0344 - 202-466-4315 (TTY)
Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office ** - 800-411-1222* - 866-411-1010* (TTY)
Schizophrenia Research ** - 888-674-6464*
Smoking Cessation, NCI's Smoking Quitline ** - 877-44U-QUIT* - 877-448-7848*
Stroke ** - 800-352-9424*
WE CAN (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition) ** - 866-35-WE-CAN*
Weight Control ** - 800-860-8747*
Women's Health (Research) - 301-402-1770
Office of Research on Women's Health, NIH -
Women's Health (Information) - 800-994-9662*
Office of Women's Health, Department of Health and Human Services - 888-220-5446 (TTD)
+ Federal Health Info Websites
  • Healthfinder.gov - A much more comprehensive list of services and websites that we can hope to list. A great resource when searching for health-related websites.
  • Children's Health Insurance - Find more information about children's health insurance options. Medicaid and CHIP offer low-cost options for many families making under $48,600 annually.
  • CDC - The CDC provides a wide range of health promotion and disease prevention hotlines in both English and Spanish.
  • Medicare and Medicaid - Provides a database of Medicare and Medicaid Contacts.
  • Report a Public Health Emergency - Check on or report a public health emergency.
  • Illegal Online Medical Sales - Report or look into illegal online sales of medical devices and supplies.
  • Health.gov - Offers a variety of dietary guidelines, activity guidelines, literacy information, initiatives for patient care and safety, and more.
  • HealthCare.gov - Home of enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). Provides a wide range of FAQs as well as the marketplace for health insurance enrollment.
  • HHS - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' website. HHS administers over 100 programs across the country.
+ State Health Info Websites (Health Departments etc)