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.

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To talk to someone about participating in the study, please call our study staff at 855-322-3037.

Check out our progress at each step:

Last updated 06/11/2021

STEP 1: Join MiPEHS

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311

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

626

Total households at both study sites completed STEP 1!

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592

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

1121

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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493

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

891

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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436

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

793

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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221

Belmont/Rockford area households had water samples collected!

306

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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