Chester residents and concerned citizens united at Dr. Reverend H Strand’s Faith Temple Holy Church for an environmental health Town Hall meeting hosted by COEC and Dr. Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). Dr. Birnbaum is interested in the community’s concerns about environmental health and the NIEHS supports research on environmental triggers of disease and safety assessment research on chemicals and other environmental factors.
The Town Hall provided an opportunity for the community to voice their concerns and provide examples of environmentally effected health disparities. To learn more about this event, click on the following link:
Chester Town Hall meeting