Health Service Links

Health Services Links with important numbers to remember.

Food and Nutrition

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
1-888-7-PYRAMID (888-779-7264; 10am to 4pm ET, Monday-Friday)
www.MyPyramid.com
Support@cnpp.usda.gov

Physical Activity

President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
202-690-9000
http://www.fitness.gov

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
888-232-3228
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa

Weight Management

Obesity Education Initiative, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Information Center
301-592-8573
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/oei/index.htm

The Weight-Control Information Network
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
877-946-4627
http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health/nutrit/win.htm

Tobacco Use

Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC
800-CDC-1311
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco

Cancer Information Service, NIH
800-4-CANCER
http://cis.nci.nih.gov

Substance Abuse

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
800-729-6686; 800-487-4889 (TDD)
http://www.health.org

National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH
301-443-1124
http://www.nida.nih.gov

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH
301-443-3860
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov

Responsible Sexual Behavior

CDC National AIDS Hotline
800-342-AIDS (800-342-2437)
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv

CDC National Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Hotline
800-227-8922
http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/dstd/dstdp.html

CDC National Prevention Information Network
800-458-5231
http://www.cdcnpin.org

Office of Population Affairs
301-654-6190
http://opa.osophs.dhhs.gov

Injury and Violence

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control,
CDC 770-488-1506
http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/ncipchm.htm

Office of Justice Programs,
U.S. Department of Justice
202-307-0703
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation
Auto Safety Hotline 888-DASH-2-DOT (888-327-4236)
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov

Environmental Quality

Indoor Air Quality Information Clearinghouse
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
800-438-4318 (IAQ hotline)
800-SALUD-12; (725-8312) Spanish
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/iaqinfo.html

Information Resources Center (IRC)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
202-260-5922
http://www.epa.gov/natlibra/hqirc

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, CDC
888-442-8737
http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov

Immunization

National Immunization Program/CDC
800-232-2522 (English); 800-232-0233 (Spanish)
888-CDC-FAXX (Fax-back)
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/

Access To Health Care

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Office of Healthcare Information
301-594-1364
http://www.ahrq.gov/consumer/index.html#plans

“Insure Kids Now” Initiative
Health Resources and Services Administration
877-KIDS NOW (877-543-7669)
http://www.insurekidsnow.gov

Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration
1-888-ASK-HRSA (HRSA Information Center)
http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov

Office of Beneficiary Relations
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
800-444-4606 (customer service center)
800-MED-ICARE (Info Line)
http://www.Medicare.gov

For health promotion and disease prevention information in Spanish

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