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Key Concepts: Introduction

That's all for section one. Some of the key points covered in the section are these:

  • ATSDR is a federal public health agency charged with evaluating public health issues at places where toxic chemicals are in the environment.
  • ATSDR established the public health assessment process to evaluate public health issues related to hazardous chemicals released into the environment.
  • ATSDR's public health assessment process is the subject of this online learning program.
  • The next section explains how people in a community participate in the public health assessment process.

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