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Local PFAS test results


Last updated 5/25/2021 at 10:01am

Excerpt from CDC / ATSDR announcement:

In 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) started exposure assessments (EAs) in communities near current or former military bases known to have had per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in their drinking water. Individuals who participated in the EAs provided blood and urine samples to CDC/ATSDR for analysis. We sent letters with lab results to the participants.

We are also reviewing additional information, like age and location, to better understand the communit...

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