To answer this question, University of Cincinnati Department of Environmental Health has partnered with Marietta College and Kent State University East Liverpool Campus to create CARES (Communities Actively Researching Exposure Study).
You and your child may be eligible to participate if:
You have a child who is 7, 8, or 9 years old.
Your child has lived in Washington County, Guernsey County, or Columbiana County in Ohio, Wood County or Hancock County in West Virginia or Beaver County in Pennsylvania throughout his/her life.
Families will receive $100 for their participation and will be reimbursed for their travel.
To learn more about the study or find out if you qualify, contact Jody in Marietta at 740-516-3200 or Delores in East Liverpool at 330-382-7428.
If you are interested in participating in CARES and wish to contact us through e-mail, click here.
Read what parents are saying about their positive experience participating in the study.
Check here for what's happening with CARES.