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National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Contact Information

National Health Information Center
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100
Rockville , MD 20852

240-453-8281 (FAX),

Internet Resources


The National Health Information Center (NHIC) is a health information referral service sponsored by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. NHIC puts health professionals and consumers who have health questions in touch with those organizations that are best able to provide answers. Using a database that contains descriptions of health-related organizations, NHIC staff refer people to the most appropriate resource. Spanish language information specialists are available.


NHIC publications are available for a small handling fee from the ODPHP Communication Support Center, P.O. Box 37366, Washington, DC 20013-7366; fax (301) 468-3028.


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Authorizing legislation: Public Law 94-317, National Consumer Health Information and Health Promotion Act of 1976. 12.26.12. reformatted org name DK


Date Entered: 3/1/1998
Date Edited: 2/18/2014
Date Revised: 7/14/2013
Health Referral Number: HR0058
Accession Number: DP91A0047

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