Because the immune system is a target for adverse effects from exposure to hazardous substances, laboratory tests to measure immune status were included in several ATSDR
community health studies.
has consulted many stakeholders from various disciplines for input into the manual.
and the IDPH established a cleanup clearance level for mercury concentrations in household air of < 1 [micro]g/[m.
works closely with local residents, which sets us apart from many other federal agencies.
Word has spread about the value of soilSHOP events, and ATSDR
has received numerous requests for soilSHOP information and resource materials.
EPA, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy, IHS, and ATSDR
Recently, the ATSDR
established an expert advisory panel to review current knowledge about the use of hair analysis for trace metals in biomonitoring (ATSDR
In an effort to improve this situation, ATSDR
collaborated with the National Center for Environmental Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop a comprehensive Web site that provides communities, health care providers, policy makers, health officials, municipalities, industries, and other stakeholders with actionable steps to deal with environmental odors in their communities.
maintains the Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance (HSEES) system to collect and analyze data about the public health consequences (i.
For over 20 years, ATSDR
has partnered with state health departments to perform surveillance for acute chemical releases.
Environmental Protection Agency has determined that MBOCA is a probable human carcinogen (category 2A; ATSDR
To address these disparities, CDC and ATSDR
work with tribal governments, tribal organizations, urban Indian health centers, IHS, and other partners to provide funding and technical assistance to tribal governments and organizations.