The Bend National Guard Site is the current location of the Oregon Youth Challenge Program. The program is an alternative high school that operates similarly to a military academy. Chemicals called PFAS were found in the drinking water at this site in 2017.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
|PFAS (Firefighting Foam)||Potential Effects||-||-||Testicular cancer, Renal (kidney) cancer, Prostate cancer|
If you were present at Bend National Guard Site and later experienced adverse health effects, you may be eligible for compensation.
*Effects are according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry unless otherwise noted.