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Prioritization of Laboratory Samples following a Radiological Event: Considerations

After a radiological event, many questions may need to be answered to help health officials mitigate a public health crisis, such as: Where did the fallout spread? Did it impact crops, livestock, or water supplies? Who was exposed, to what, and how much? …

Fukushima Nuclear Reactor Radiation Crisis: A National Review of the U.S. Domestic Public Health and Medical Response

In mid-November 2011, the National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR) led a review of the U.S. public health and medical response to domestic concerns arising from the 2011 incident at the Japanese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Highlights of the group’s discussions included the following key observations …

Partnership Strategies for State Radiation Control and Public Health Preparedness Programs

Partnerships between radiation control programs and public health preparedness programs can increase the overall preparedness of a state. …

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Power Reactor Decommissioning

This webinar provides an overview of decommissioning and the emergency preparedness related regulations associated with decommissioning. Mr. Bruce Watson, Chief of the Reactor Decommissioning Branch at the NRC and Mr. Robert Kahler, Branch Chief of the Emergency Preparedness Inspection and ...

New York State Clinical Data Management System: Use for Medical Countermeasure Response

This webinar, presented by the National Alliance for Radiation Readiness, discusses use of the New York State Clinical Data Management System in medical countermeasure response and its applications for use in a community reception center.

Radiation and Public Health Legal Considerations

In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) developed the radiation legal preparedness project (RLP) to assess state and local legal authorities related to the response to ...

Radiological Emergency Preparedness and Hostile Action Based Exercises

This NARR/ASTHO hosted webinar reviews the REP program and the new Hostile Action Based exercise requirement. Presenters include representatives from the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Branch in the Technological Hazards division of FEMA, the Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection ...

Communicating with the Public in a Radiation Disaster

The National Alliance for Radiation Readiness, hosted a webinar on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 2:00-3:00 pm EST discussing the ways to communicate with the public during a radiological disaster. Our presenter was Leeanna Allen, MPH, MSCHES a Health Education Specialist ...

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