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Perfluorochemicals (PFCs) Blood Testing Program

PFC blood testing is being offered by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (NH DHHS) to certain individuals who may have been exposed to water contaminated with PFCs at Pease Tradeport or in the Southern New Hampshire area.

New Hampshire PFC Testing Program Data:
July 14, 2016 – October 3, 2017
Southern NH
Completed registrations       1,417
Laboratory requisitions mailed to eligible participants
347 592 1,303
Blood samples received at DHHS
229 268 714
Blood samples sent to testing lab
Test results mailed to participants*
219 258 477

*The estimated turnaround time from when the samples are sent to the testing lab to when the individual test results are returned to participants in the blood testing program is 12 weeks. This page is updated weekly to reflect the most current data available.

Note: Participants will receive their individual test results at the conclusion of the MVD testing program, since blood specimens are being sent to the lab all at once after 200 samples have been received. MVD participants have been slected at random.

Click to register for the blood testing programIndividuals eligible for the DHHS PFC blood testing program may include those who worked on, lived on, or attended child care on the Pease Tradeport, and private well-owning residents of Amherst, Bedford, Litchfield, Manchester, and Merrimack who live on streets served by private drinking water wells that have registered PFC levels above 70 ppt.

Residents interested in determining their eligibility and registering for the DHHS PFC Blood Testing Program must complete the registration form. After registration, eligible residents will be provided with testing information and a laboratory test requisition form. Please do not attempt to get your blood drawn until you receive these items in the mail.

In addition, DHHS is conducting a limited exposure assessment of approximately 200 residents served by the Merrimack Village District Water Works. These individuals have been asked to participate at random through a letter in the mail.

Residents with questions about PFCs and the blood testing program can call the DHHS Public Inquiry Line at 603-271-4499.

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