Contamination Station Sample Forms
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: CDC/Oak Ridge Associated Universities Virtual Community Reception Center
  • Date posted: 13 February 2012

This set of forms contains an executive overview of the contamination station within a Community Reception Center, including information on its function, location, staffing, Personal Protective equipment, and radiation detection devices needed.  In addition to the overview, a Job Action ... Read More

Prepare for the Unthinkable: Enhancing Citizen Preparedness for a Radiation Disaster [Facilitator’s Guide]
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: American Medical Association Center for Public Health Preparedness and Disaster Response
  • Date posted: 14 November 2011

This Facilitator’s Guide accompanies the radiation disasters training material entitled Enhancing Personal Readiness and Resilience for Radiation Disasters for presentation in community groups. The Guide explains the purpose and goals of a training session, things a facilitator needs to do before the session, the schedule and ... Read More

Public Health Planning for Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism
  • Item type: Federal Guidance , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 18 September 2011

This CDC web-based training course provides public health officials with the most current information regarding public health planning for response to radiation  emergencies, including information on local government roles and  responsibilities, radiologic monitoring of people (population monitoring), pharmaceutical countermeasures deployed ... Read More

Nuclear Medicine Pocket Guide
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Date posted: 06 September 2011

This document gives the maximum dose rates for hospital discharge for 21 radionuclides and offers quick tips for police and security officers about nuclear medicine patients. Read More

National Academies-DHS Fact Sheet
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: US Department of Homeland Security
  • Date posted: 06 September 2011

Radiological Attack Fact Sheet: Dirty Bombs and Other Devices The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and The National Academies teamed up in 2003 to produce fact sheets on chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear attacks designed to help better prepare the ... Read More

Radiation Planning Annex Template for Local Health Departments
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: NACCHO
  • Date posted: 29 July 2011

NACCHO, through its involvement with the National Alliance for Radiation Readiness, has developed a fully customizable template of a radiation-specific annex to an all-hazards Emergency Operations Plan. This template outlines the potential roles for local public health in a radiation ... Read More

NYC Hospital Guidance for Responding to a Contaminating Radiation Incident
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Date posted: 02 June 2011

The aim of this publication, NYC Hospital Guidance to Responding to a Contaminating Radiation Incident, is to serve as a practical resource for New York City hospitals in planning a response to an emergency involving radioactive contamination. This guide was ... Read More