Bioassay and Lab Prioritization Criteria
  • Item type: Planning Templates , State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: New York State Department of Health
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

Developed by the New York Department of Health, this guidance will assist Community Reception Center staff in making recommendations on which individuals should provide a urine sample which will be tested for internal contamination. Read More

2007 Congressional Hearing on Laboratory Readiness
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Association of Public Health Laboratories
  • Date posted: 30 January 2012

Held in 2007, this hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, of the House Committee on Science and Technology, 110th Congress, entitled “Radiological Response: Assessing Environmental and Clinical Laboratory Capabilities”, presented environmental and laboratory concerns that are still relevant. ... Read More

APHL Radiation 101 for Laboratorians
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Association of Public Health Laboratories
  • Date posted: 03 January 2012

The Association of Public Health Laboratories developed this Radiation 101 course for laboratorians that emphasizes detection. Key focus is on basic information about radiation, the types of monitoring that occur in the United States, and the methods used to detect radioactivity.   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