Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
East Palestine Train Derailment Response
For information about the train derailment response in East Palestine, Ohio, visit the following resources:
- CDC Response – East Palestine Train Derailment
- EPA Response – East Palestine Train Derailment
- Ohio Department of Health – East Palestine Train Derailment Information
- Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection – East Palestine Train Derailment Information
If you are experiencing symptoms or have concerns, please contact your healthcare provider or call the dedicated Poison Control East Palestine Support Line at 877-603-0170.
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The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ATSDR protects communities from harmful health effects related to exposure to natural and man-made hazardous substances. We do this by responding to environmental health emergencies; investigating emerging environmental health threats; conducting research on the health impacts of hazardous waste sites; and building capabilities of and providing actionable guidance to state and local health partners.
One-stop-shop on the health effects of toxic substances
Evaluations to find out if people are being exposed to hazardous substances
Comprehensive evaluation of toxicological information on a substance
The Program funds 30 partner organizations to build their ability to respond to environmental issues
- ATSDR en Español
- ATSDR Communication Toolkit
- Brownfield/Land Reuse Initiative
- Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
- Case Studies in Environmental Medicine
- CDC/ATSDR PFAS Related Activities
- Choose Safe Places for Early Care and Education (CSPECE)
- Interaction Profiles
- Minimal Risk Levels
- Multimedia Tools
- National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry
- National Center for Environmental Health
- Social Media
- soilSHOP Toolkit
- Substance Priority List
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