Belmont/Rockford

Belmont/Rockford

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Entryway of the MiPEHS study office in Rockford, Michigan

MiPEHS (pronounced: my-pez) is the Michigan PFAS Exposure and Health Study, conducted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) in the City of Parchment, Cooper Township, and the Belmont/Rockford area.

Check out our progress at each step:

Data Collection for Phase 1 of MiPEHS Complete 10/13/2021

STEP 1: Join MiPEHS

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359

Belmont/Rockford area households completed STEP 1 and joined the study!

722

Total households at both study sites completed STEP 1!

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693

Belmont/Rockford area individuals completed STEP 1 and joined the study!

1305

Total individuals at both study sites completed STEP 1!

*Invitations are being mailed in phases. All invitations will be mailed by end of March.

*Numbers here reflect those who have scheduled an appointment,

not necessarily those who have completed an appointment

If you are interested in joining the study and have not received an invitation, please call 855-322-3037.

STEP 2: Complete the Health Survey

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583

Belmont/Rockford area individuals who have completed their health survey!

1064

Total individuals at both study sites completed STEP 2!

*Some participants may not have completed their health survey.

STEP 3: Complete the Blood Draw

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504

Belmont/Rockford area individuals who have completed their blood draw!

930

Total individuals at both study sites completed STEP 3!

*These blood draw updates reflect the number of individuals who were able to give at least 10mL of blood from their arm. We aim to collect more, but a sample of 10 mL allows us to test for at least PFAS. Details about blood samples during this study will be described in upcoming reports.

*MiPEHS participants under the age of 12 do not complete a blood draw.

*Not all participants are able to have their blood sampled.

STEP 4: Complete Water Sampling

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290

Belmont/Rockford area households had water samples collected!

398

Total households that completed step 4!

*Not all participants will have their household water sampled.

 

NOTE: These updates are intended to represent the data available at the time of the update.


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