Open house to offer information to former uranium and nuclear workers

Nuclear Care Partners has scheduled a free open house to offer information about federal government benefits to former uranium and nuclear weapons production workers who’ve developed illnesses from exposure to radiation and toxic materials.

The open house is set for 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Nuclear Care Partners office at 631 24 1/2 Road in Grand Junction. For reservations or more information, call 628-7496.

“Many people have been seriously affected by illnesses directly linked to their work in uranium mining and nuclear weapons development during the Cold War era. We want to keep them healthy, feeling well and enjoying a high quality of life,” said John Kelley, community outreach manager for Nuclear Care Partners.

Nuclear Care Partners provides in-home health services to uranium and nuclear weapons production workers under federal laws providing benefits to those who’ve developed illnesses from exposure to radiation and chemicals. For more information, log on to www.NuclearCarePartners.com.