Community Members

Community Members

This section provides information about how hazardous substances can affect your health.

Resources for Community Members
  • ToxFAQs - The ATSDR ToxFAQs™ are summaries about hazardous substances developed by the ATSDR Division of Toxicology and Human Health Sciences. Information for this series is excerpted from the ATSDR Toxicological Profiles (read more about ToxProfiles) and Public Health Statements. Each fact sheet serves as a quick and easy to understand guide. Answers are provided to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about exposure to hazardous substances found around hazardous waste sites and the effects of exposure on human health.
  • Case Studies in Environmental Medicine (CSEM) - Self-instructional publication designed to increase primary care provider's knowledge of a hazardous substance in the environment and to aid in the evaluation of potentially exposed patients.
  • Public Health Statements - Summary about a hazardous substance taken from Chapter One of its respective ATSDR Toxicological Profile.
  • Community Environmental Health Presentations - CEHPs include information about specific types of exposures to hazardous substances, exposure routes and pathways, health effects, and how to prevent and minimize exposures.
Page last reviewed: February 10, 2021