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Enhanced Evaluation for Airborne Hazards Concerns

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An E-Consult response to a referral to the WRIISC may include the determination that the Veteran would benefit from an enhanced evaluation that includes assessing airborne hazards concerns.

What Can I Expect?

  • A comprehensive environmental exposure assessment that includes airborne hazards exposure
  • Education on the latest research findings about health effects linked to exposure to airborne hazards
  • Specialty testing for airborne hazards exposure as determined by individual need and previous findings

Who is Eligible?

  • Combat Veterans who have concerns about airborne hazard exposures and possible health implications
  • Veterans who have undergone basic pulmonary work up but no clear diagnosis

What Should I Have Ready To Provide?

  • Please have all of your non-VA medical records ready, including those from active duty.
  • Any correspondence that documents your military environmental exposure.
  • Consider bringing a copy of your Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) responses if you completed as part of the VA Airborne Hazard Registry for your records and to bring to your medical visits.