Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
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The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ATSDR protects communities from harmful health effects related to exposure to natural and man-made hazardous substances. We do this by responding to environmental health emergencies; investigating emerging environmental health threats; conducting research on the health impacts of hazardous waste sites; and building capabilities of and providing actionable guidance to state and local health partners.
One-stop-shop on the health effects of toxic substances
Evaluations to find out if people are being exposed to hazardous substances
Comprehensive evaluation of toxicological information on a substance
The Program funds 28 partner organizations to build their ability to respond to environmental issues
- ATSDR en Español
- ATSDR Communication Toolkit
- Brownfield/Land Reuse Initiative
- Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
- Case Studies in Environmental Medicine
- CDC/ATSDR PFAS Related Activities
- Choose Safe Places for Early Care and Education (CSPECE)
- Interaction Profiles
- Minimal Risk Levels
- Multimedia Tools
- National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry
- National Center for Environmental Health
- Social Media
- soilSHOP Toolkit
- Substance Priority List
National Preparedness Month – Planning for Environmentally Safe Disaster Recovery for Children
September is National Preparedness Month. Natural disasters, such as hurricanes, can happen at any time, and preparing for them can be challenging, especially in places where children spend time.
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