(MOBILE, Ala.) Alabama State Officials want to know more about how the Gulf oil spill directly affected residents.
Starting Monday, they're going door to door to ask them face to face.
They want to find out in the two years since the spill, how it's affected them not only financially, but personally as well.
Over the next five days, representatives with the Alabama Department of Public Health will be surveying households throughout Mobile and Baldwin counties.
The results of the 15 minute interviews will supply health officials with valuable information they hope will help identify any crucial needs of the public.
"These are going to be questions related to mental health needs, emotional, things of that nature. Are people experiencing anxiety over loss wages due to this incident. Are they able to meet
the needs of their family economically?" says Kim Taylor with the Alabama Department of Public Health.
Surveys will be conducted from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. through this Friday.
If a state health worker shows up at your door, make sure they can provide proper identification.