Minnesota Biomonitoring Projects
Healthy Rural and Urban Kids
By testing rural and urban preschoolers the MN Biomonitoring Program will learn if Minnesota needs to take more steps to protect kids from exposure so they are ready to learn and do well in school.
The MN FEET biomonitoring study collected urine and cord blood samples from moms and their babies to protect families and communities from harmful exposure to mercury, lead and cadmium.
Since 2008, MDH Biomonitoring Program has conducted three biomonitoring projects testing blood levels of PFAS in the East Metro area of the Tiwn Cities, as directed by the Minnesota Legislature.
Learn more about the four biomonitoring pilot projects conducted by Minnesota Biomonitoring: Chemicals in People.