The Environmental Health Study for Western New York
The Environmental Health Study for Western New York is a prospective cohort study of current and former residents of the City and Town of Tonawanda, and the Town of Grand Island. The primary objective of the study is to investigate environmental exposures in relation to health and identify ways to prevent disease in the future.
Recruitment started in 2018 and we are excited to announce we have over 12,000 participants! Follow the progress and get updates with our newsletters, progress reports and meeting minutes, and community resources and workshops.
About the study
The study will follow residents of the City and Town of Tonawanda and Grand Island over many years to learn more about the impact of pollutants and other environmental factors on the community. This information may help us identify ways to improve health and prevent disease in the future.
Our goal is to voluntarily enroll adult residents (past and current) of the City and Town of Tonawanda and Grand Island. Anyone 18 and older is invited to participate.