The GenX Exposure Study is coming to Pittsboro! Clinical data will be collected at the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center (1192 US-64 BUS, Pittsboro, NC 27312) on Saturday, November 13th and Sunday, November 14th.
People ages 6 and older who have used Town of Pittsboro or Aqua NC water for at least one year are eligible to participate. Up to four people per household can enroll. People who complete the clinic visit will receive $20 at the end of the visit.
On Saturday October 24th, 2020, Dr. Heather Stapleton, Principal Investigator on the Duke PFAS Exposure Study, and colleagues held a virtual town hall to release their teams’ study findings.
We had a great turnout with over 100 viewers on Zoom, over 25 on Facebook Live, and hundreds of views since sharing the recorded video on Facebook. Dr. Stapleton began with a brief overview and history on PFAS before delving into her team’s collected data and analyses. Continue reading
The Duke PFAS Research team will be hosting a virtual town hall meeting on Saturday October 24th from 10AM to 11AM to present preliminary results from our Pittsboro research study and to take questions from the general public. Continue reading
After over a year of sampling surface water from the Haw River, collaborating with Pittsboro residents and stakeholders, and analyzing samples in the laboratory, we are finally ready to begin sharing our preliminary research study results and to launch our PFAS Exposure Study website.
Actor, Mark Ruffalo, star of the movie “Dark Waters” released in early 2020, has come to North Carolina to help put a spotlight on North Carolina communities struggling with PFAS. Continue reading