War Related Illness and Injury Study Center
Enhanced Evaluation for Airborne Hazards Concerns
- VA Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry
- VA Public Health: Burn Pits
- The Airborne Hazards Registry: Initial In-Person Evaluation
- WRIISC Advantage Newsletter Spring/Summer 2014: Airborne Hazards & Open Burn Pit Registry
Providers: Learn More
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.