2020 Year In Review

Putting Communities First

Despite unique challenges throughout 2020, ATSDR adapted and continued to fulfill its mission to protect communities from health effects related to exposure to harmful substances. ATSDR harnessed the power of data, mapping, and technology to identify and support areas at increased risk during emergencies; track cancer clusters and site-specific environmental activities; improve the safety of early childcare sites; and connect ALS patients to research opportunities.

Page last reviewed: December 29, 2021