CDC trailers in Chesapeake supporting national health survey

CDC trailer behind Greenbrier Mall. (WAVY/Report It)

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention trailers at Greenbrier Mall are supporting a national health survey in Hampton Roads.

For the next few weeks, health professional will be going door-to-door talking to residents for The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). The CDC said it helps paint a broad understanding of health throughout the country. “It serves as the nation’s ‘health check-up,'” said CDC Director Thomas Frieden.

The National Health Survey in Hampton Roads began on Sept. 22.

Whoever participates will receive compensation for time and travel expenses up to $125.

Click here for additional information on NHANES.

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