Washington State Department of Health Funding

At a glance

  • Learn how Washington State has assessed people's exposure to chemicals and metals to help keep the population healthy and safe.
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Funding overview


The Washington State Department of Health set forth the following goals to build or expand its biomonitoring program:

  • Assess exposure to identified chemicals of concern in the general population: total and speciated arsenic (As), organophosphate (OP), and pyrethroid pesticide metabolites
  • Use the CDC method to assess the general population's exposure to 25 additional metals.