A number of 800 telephone numbers can be used to obtain free health information. Following are some of these:
National AIDS hot line:
English _ 800-342-2437 (24 hours a day)
Spanish _ 800-344-7432 (8 a.m to 2 p.m., seven days)
Deaf _ 800-243-7889 (8 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days)
English and Spanish _ 800-422-6237
Nutrition hot line _ 800-366-1655 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
General Health Information _ 800-336-4797 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Recorded messages giving information, phone numbers and available publications. You also may choose to speak with an information specialist.