Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter

street covered with snow

Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous, but if you plan ahead, you can stay safe and healthy. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on older adults. Read More >

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ATSDR Stories from the Field

ATSDr stories from field

Health Communication and Education Specialists and Scientists at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) work around the clock to educate and keep you safe from harmful substances in the air you breathe, the water you drink, and the soil under your feet. Read More >

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Meet the Scientist: Lora Siegmann Werner

Werner family at Mount Rainier National Park, Washington (2015). Photos courtesy of Lora Siegmann Werne.

Lora sees herself carrying on an open door tradition started by the founder of the ATSDR Region 3 office, Charles “Bucky” Walters. Back in the early days when ATSDR was first developing approaches to evaluating chemical exposures in communities, “anyone in EPA could come in and we would do our best to help them.” Read More >

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