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North Country HealthCare Provides Cancer Screening to Downwinders

May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020

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From the Arizona Daily Sun

“Downwinders” who were exposed to downwind radiation from the Nevada Test Site during the Cold War have until April 2022 to apply for federal funds, before the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) ends in July 2022.

North Country HealthCare’s Radiation Exposure Screening & Education Program (RESEP) program provides cancer medical screening exams to Downwinders who lived in Coconino, Apache, Navajo, Yavapai and Gila Counties as well as Mohave County north of the Grand Canyon during the years 1951-1958 for at least two years, or during the summer of 1962.

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