Health Library

Resource Guide for Genital Herpes

Resources

Address:
P.O. Box 13827Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-9940

Phone:
919-361-8400

Internet address:
http://ashastd.org

Description of services provided:
ASHA’s website offers a list of frequently asked questions about herpes, provides access to chat rooms for group support, provides lists of relevant events, and offers updated news and information about sexually transmitted diseases. The National Herpes Resource Center is a service of ASHA. The Center provides information, makes referrals, serves as an advocate for national policies, sponsors medical research on herpes, and runs herpes awareness campaigns. The organization also runs a hotline to answer questions specific to herpes diagnosis and treatment, as well as communication between partners and with healthcare providers.

Resources

Address:
1600 Clifton RoadAtlanta, GA 30333

Phone:
800-232-4646 (800-CDC-INFO)

Internet Address:
http://www.cdc.gov

Description of services provided:
The Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases provides national leadership, research, policy development, and scientific information to help people live safer, healthier lives by the prevention of STDs and their complications.

Resources

Address:
NIAID Office of Communications and Government RelationsNational Institutes of Health5601 Fishers Lane, MSC 9806Bethesda, MD 20892-9806

Phone:
866-284-4107

Internet address:
http://www.niaid.nih.gov

Description of services provided:
NIAID supports research for allergic and infectious diseases, including genital herpes. The Division of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases offers an informative fact sheet about genital herpes. On the website, you can get news and event information, and updates on research programs.