"The purpose of this primer is to provide a framework of principles and approaches for the communications of health risk information to diverse audiences. It is intended for Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry staff and personnel from other government agencies and private organizations who must respond to public concerns about exposure to hazardous substances in the environment." Please Note: This document is provided by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) ONLY as an historical reference for the public health community. It is no longer being maintained and the data it contains may no longer be current and/or accurate.
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