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Statement of Values

    En Español

    ATSDR is a service agency created to protect America's health from toxic exposures. Accordingly, the agency, agency staff members, and the agency's partners commit to the following values:

    • Accountability-The agency is responsible for providing quality products and services to stakeholders.
    • Trust-The agency is committed to being honest and ethical in all communications and actions.
    • Service-The agency pledges to understand and meet the needs of stakeholders.
    • Diversity-The agency will foster a diverse workforce committed to improving the health of all people.
    • Respect-The agency will treat all people with dignity and respect and value them as individuals.

    ATSDR's core values, goals, mission, and organizational structure are reflected within the agency's FY 2007 Performance Plan [PDF, 399 KB].