Genital Herpes Resources

Medically Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson, MD on August 24, 2022
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The following genital herpes resources will help you locate more health information, referrals to clinics and clinical trials, hotlines, support groups, and more.

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    They makeeducational pamphlets avaialble to members so check with your doctor to see what is available.
  • CDC Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    CDC National STD Hotline
    English/Spanish (800) 232-4636
    TTY: (888) 232-6348

The website of the CDC's STD division has statistics galore, plus fact sheets and links to other public health resources such as local and state health departments. The CDC also operates the National STD Hotline. Specialists at the hotline answer questions, provide referrals to clinics, and will send printed materials.

  • The National Institutes of Health, is a service of the National Institutes of Health. You can search the website for clinical trials that are looking for patients to sign up. The database includes studies sponsored by government agencies, drug companies, universities, and other organizations.
  • American Social Health Association
    ASHA National STD Hotline
    (919) 361-8488
    Among the many herpes resources compiled by the American Social Health Association are links to contact information for support groups. Another ASHA website,, provides sexual health information written specifically for teens.