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Call 911 if you have a medical emergency: If you have a medical emergency and need to call 911, notify the operator that you have or think you might have COVID-19. 
  • NIAID does not provide personal medical advice or diagnoses.
  • If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 and notify the operator if you think you might have COVID-19.  
  • If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider immediately for medical advice.
  • Healthcare providers, please contact your state epidemiologist or local health department.

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Vaccination

General Information on COVID-19

  • (CDC) at 1-800-232-4636 or https://wwwn.cdc.gov/dcs/ has information on: 
    • COVID-19 diagnosis, prevention and transmission;
    • COVID-19 infection or infection control practices;
    • COVID-19 personal protective equipment;
    • COVID-19 travel notices;
    • COVID-19 training for healthcare workers.
  • You may also wish to contact your state and local public health departments to obtain information.

COVID-19 Clinical Trials and Drug Availability

COVID-Related Donations and Volunteer Opportunities

NIH-Supported Research and Funding Opportunities on COVID-19 and Related Coronaviruses

Contact NIAID

Find a NIAID Staff Member

To locate a person or office within NIH or NIAID please search the NIH Staff Directory.

Careers and Training

Visit Careers & Training Opportunities for information on employment opportunities with NIAID.

Clinical Trials

For information on clinical trials, visit ClinicalTrials.gov.

Grants & Contracts

Small Business

Small Business program team

Media Inquiries

Email: niaidnews@niaid.nih.gov
Phone: 301-402-1663
Fax: 301-402-0120

Medical Advice

If you need medical advice, please consult your healthcare provider. We do not provide medical advice or doctor referrals. If you do not have a healthcare provider or specialist, the NIH MedlinePlus Directories) may help you find one. A university-affiliated teaching hospital may also assist you in finding a medical specialist. To check for teaching hospitals in your area, visit Association of American Medical Colleges.

  • NIAID does not provide personal medical advice or diagnoses.
  • If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 and notify the operator if you think you might have COVID-19.  
  • If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider immediately for medical advice.
  • Healthcare providers, please contact your state epidemiologist or local health department.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

Visit Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for details and contact information.

Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property

Locate a TIPPO staff member. Visit Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Office for details and contact information.

General Contact Info

Email: ocpostoffice@niaid.nih.gov. Due to the large volume of inquiries, our response may be significantly delayed. For COVID-19 inquires please see the resources listed above.
Toll-Free: 866-284-4107
Local: 301-496-5717
TDD: 800-877-8339 (for deaf or hard of hearing)
Fax: 301-402-3573

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5601 Fishers Lane, MSC 9806
Bethesda, MD 20892-9806 (deliveries: Rockville, MD 20852)
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