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Key Concepts: Conclusions, Recommendations, and Public Health Action Plans

That's all for this section. Following are the key points of this section.

  • After the completion of the public health assessment process, ATSDR issues a written report on the results of the investigation.

  • A public health hazard conclusion category is assigned to the site on the basis of current site conditions.

  • Conclusions often result in recommendations to protect public health.

  • A public health action plan is developed whenever recommendations are made.

  • An effective public health action plan requires careful coordination with the community, health and environmental agencies, and others who have an interest or role in the site.

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