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Email - Environmental and Health Consequences of Clandestine Meth Labs course

From: Coleman, Travis (IHS/CAL)
Sent: Thursday, August 22, 2013 4:56 PM
To: CAO Tribal Leaders
Cc: CAO Program Directors
Subject: Save the Date and registration for the Environmental and Health Consequences of Clandestine Meth Labs course

Dear Tribal Leaders,

On September 19, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry will provide a one-day training opportunity for American Indian tribes in Sacramento.  The course will focus on the “Environmental and Health Consequences of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories”.

This course offers a unique opportunity to learn about the clinical health effects of methamphetamine use and abuse, the hazards of synthesis, health effects of methamphetamines, and clean-up and remediation of clandestine laboratories.  Children’s health and exposure considerations will also be presented.

The target audience for this course includes law enforcement, emergency physicians and medical technicians, public health and environmental professionals, social services providers, HAZMAT professionals, first responders, public policy professionals, and others (e.g., general physicians, nursing staff, community health workers, etc.) who may work on issues related to clandestine methamphetamine laboratories.

The training will be at the John E. Moss Federal Building in the Huntington Room, 650 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, California.   Registration for the course is free and must be completed by September 12.   Please register for this course at http://www.ihs.gov/EHSCT

Travel, per diem, and/or any other expenses associated with attending this class are the responsibility of the course participant.

For additional information or questions, please contact Gordon Tsatoke at Indian Health Service: 916-930-3981, extension 336 gordon.tsatoke@ihs.gov or Libby Vianu at ATSDR: at 415-947-4319 vianu.libby@epa.gov.

Travis A. Coleman
Indian Health Service
California Area Office

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