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Improved medical screening in PFAS-impacted communities to identify early disease

We’ve heard this in our conversations with residents of PFAS-affected communities, and in their public talks—calls for medical screening to learn about potential effects on their own and their families’ health. However, people exposed to PFAS often face significant hurdles in getting screened for health effects from the exposure. And that needs to change. More:

Improved medical screening in PFAS-impacted communities to identify early disease  –  EHN
The Science Panel Website  –  C8 Science Panel
PFAS Exposure Information for patients and guidance for clinicians to inform patient and clinician decision making. For people in PFAS-impacted communities (Guidance document)  –  PFAS-REACH
PFAS Exposure Information for patients and guidance for clinicians to inform patient and clinician decision making. For clinicians (Guidance document)  –  PFAS-REACHWe’ve heard this in our conversations with residents of PFAS-affected communities, and in their public talks—calls for medical screening to learn about potential effects on their own and their families’ health. However, people exposed to PFAS often face significant hurdles in getting screened for health effects from the exposure. And that needs to change. More:

Improved medical screening in PFAS-impacted communities to identify early disease  –  EHN
The Science Panel Website  –  C8 Science Panel
PFAS Exposure Information for patients and guidance for clinicians to inform patient and clinician decision making. For people in PFAS-impacted communities (Guidance document)  –  PFAS-REACH
PFAS Exposure Information for patients and guidance for clinicians to inform patient and clinician decision making. For clinicians (Guidance document)  –  PFAS-REACH
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