Thank you so much for your interest in participating in the ATSDR Multi-Site Health Study. While we are not yet actively enrolling and scheduling we will be happy to put your name on our list if you send us a message via our Contact page. We will reach out to you in approximately 6-9 months with further information on how to participate and what participation entails. 


While subject to change, these are the expected eligibility criteria for the study:

  • Age limit: Children must be age 4 or older but there is no upper age limit for adults. 

  • Residence: Must currently live in, or previously lived in, an area that was impacted by PFAS water contamination in El Paso County, CO.

  • Employment: Unfortunately, if you if were ever employed as a firefighter, ever participated in fire training exercises using Aqueous Film-Forming Foam Concentrates (AFFF), or were ever employed in industrial facilities that used PFAS chemicals in the manufacturing process you will not be eligible.


Basic information about the study:

  • Enrollment: 1000 adults and 300 children with be enrolled at the Colorado study site.

  • Health Markers: The researchers will be collecting participant data on lipids, kidney function, liver function, thyroid and sex hormones, glucose and insulin parameters, markers of immune function, as well as neurobehavioral outcomes in children.