Radiation

Resources to Help You Prepare for a Radiation Emergency

Mar 17, 2022 | Kathy Deffer

State and local health departments have a responsibility to protect the health and safety of the populations they serve following a radiological event. In addition, jurisdictions may be asked to monitor, decontaminate, and shelter displaced populations that evacuate to their region from impacted areas in the event of a large-scale radiological event. We are sharing a number of resources to help you prepare for a radiation emergency.

The Centers for Disease Control and Protection has a wealth of resources available for Radiation Emergencies.

A quick “go to” list of resources for public health emergency planners include:

See the comprehensive list of Radiation Emergency resources that are available below:

Guidance and Planning Documents

Communication Resources

Training

Tools

For additional information contact preparedness@naccho.org.


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