During the August 12, 2010 meeting convened by the Frederick County Health Department to questions and concerns were documented from the community regarding possible environmental contamination from Fort Detrick and its impact on health. More questions were received by the Frederick County Health Department in subsequent meetings and from direct email submissions.
FAQ Section of Frederick County Government Website
The questions and responses contained in the FAQ section of the County website are excerpted from the running list of questions and comments available in the section below. The placement of the questions and responses in the FAQ section allows for easier navigation and viewing of the questions and responses. The most frequently asked questions and comments on the running list have been repeated in the FAQ section of the Frederick County Government website under the headings:
View a pdf version of the running list of questions and comments in the order received during the summer and fall of 2010 and the responses to those questions and comments.
A list of comments and questions was recorded by the Frederick County Health Department - Updated January 19, 2011. The comments and questions have been or will be responded to by various agencies. These agencies include:
Frederick County Health Department (FCHD)
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH)
Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE)
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
The responses will also be covered in the future community meetings listed above.