Cyanotoxins in Air STudy
The CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) is conducting a study in Florida to assess the health effects of exposure to cyanotoxins in the air. This study, called the Cyanotoxins in Air Study (CAST), will assess the health effects of cyanotoxins among people who live or work on
- Lake Okeechobee,
- St. Lucie River,
- Caloosahatchee River, and
- Cape Coral Canals.
Learn more about CAST, including eligibility criteria and what study participants can expect.
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