For more information about ATSDR, please visit www.atsdr.cdc.gov or call 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636). For more information about the APPLETREE program, see www.atsdr.cdc.gov/states/index.html. For more information about ATSDR, see www.atsdr.cdc.gov. ATSDR also provides comprehensive information on individual hazardous substances in its toxicology profiles and ToxFAQs databases. The Office of Environmental Health has entered into a cooperation agreement with the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) entitled APPLETREE (ATSDR`s Partnership to Promote Localized Efforts to Reduce Environmental Exposure). ATSDR funds 25 cooperation agreements to help states develop their assessment and response capabilities to specific site-specific questions related to human exposure to hazardous substances in the environment. Under this cooperation agreement, funded candidates are provided with resources and guidance to assess and respond to specific issues related to exposure to hazardous substances in the environment. The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) conducts activities through a cooperation agreement with the Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Agency (ATSDR), the leading federal public health authority responsible for determining human health effects from toxic exposures, preventing ongoing exposures and reducing the associated risks to human health at hazardous waste sites.
ATSDR presents health assessments and consultations for the State of Alaska on the following website: www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HAC/PHA/HCPHA.asp?State=Alaska This new three-year ATSDR partnership to encourage local efforts to reduce environmental exposure (APPLETRE) ES) will fund approximately 25 state-recognized public and local health agencies and/or Indian/Alaska governments for a benefit period from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2023. Atsdr is based in Atlanta, Georgia, with 10 regional offices and an office in Washington, D.C. The Agency has co-operation agreements with 29 states, including Alaska, to provide technical assistance to public health professionals conducting public health assessments or health consultations, exposure reviews, health studies and health education.