To be eligible for a screening, you must have direct ties to aboveground nuclear testing, whether as an employee at a test site or uranium mining operation, or as a resident or worker in a downwind county.
Persons who were physical present in downwind communities for at least 24 months from January 21, 1951 to October 31, 1958, or the entire time from June 30, 1962, to July 31, 1962.
- Nevada Counties: Eureka, Lander, Lincoln, Nye, White Pine, and the northeast area of Clark (includes Moapa, Mesquite, Overton, Logandale, and Riverside).
- Utah Counties: Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, Millard, Piute, San Juan, Sevier, Washington, and Wayne
- Arizona Counties: Apache, Coconino, Gila, Navajo, Yavapai, and the part of Arizona that is north of the Grand Canyon (Mohave).
Uranium Industry Workers
Uranium miners, millers, and ore transporters employed from 1942-1971 in a specified state (AZ, CO, ID, OR, ND, NM, SD, TX, UT, WA, WY). Both underground and aboveground mines qualify. Uranium miners who establish radon exposure equivalent to 40 working level months are also eligible.
Persons who participated onsite above or within the official boundaries of the Nevada, Pacific, Trinity, or South Atlantic Test Sites at any time during a period of U.S. atmospheric nuclear testing. This can include anyone who worked at a Test Site prior to 1963. It can also include those who monitored fallout or who worked on the decontamination of ships, aircraft, or other equipment used in a U.S. nuclear weapons test.