After Action Report of the 4th National Top Officials Exercise Operations of Health/Environmental Unified Command, Medical Care Point, and Rapid Screening Point
  • Item type: Exercise Documentation
  • Source: Multnomah County Health Department
  • Date posted: 04 April 2012

The 4th National Top Officials Exercise (TOPOFF 4), supported locally by Public Health Emergency Preparedness Cooperative Agreement, used a radiological dispersal device “dirty bomb” scenario to exercise communications, mass care, onsite incident management, triage and pre-hospital treatment, and emergency public ... Read More

The Role of Public Health in a Nuclear or Radiological Terrorist Incident
  • Item type: Federal Guidance , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Date posted: 29 February 2012

This Center for Disease Control and Prevention video provides information about the roles of federal response teams and local and state public health services following a nuclear or radiological terrorist incident.  The video presents information about radiation principles, possible scenarios ... Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About a Nuclear Blast
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 29 February 2012

These Frequently Asked Questions sheets developed by CDC address issues surrounding dirty bombs, radiation emergencies, and nuclear blasts. Read More

CDC’s Roles in the Event of a Nuclear or Radiological Terrorist Attack
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 29 February 2012

This web page provides information on the role CDC will have in a response to a nuclear or radiological terrorist attack. The web page provides information on the National Response Plan and CDC roles, partners, and response actions following a nuclear or ... Read More

Radioactive Contamination and Radiation Exposure Fact Sheet
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 29 February 2012

Information developed by CDC on radioactive, external and internal, contamination along with radiation exposure and the differences between the two. Read More

Radiation Injury Fact Sheets
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

These two Centers for Disease Control and Prevention fact sheet provide detailed information for physicians regarding the radiation injuries, specifically Acute Radiation Syndrome and cutaneous radiation injuries. Read More

Medical Care Point Operations Video
  • Item type: Exercise Documentation , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Multnomah County Health Department
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This video documents how Multnomah County Health Department established a medical care point during their participation in  the 2007 4th National Top Officials Exercise (TOPOFF 4), an exercise which involved a radiological dispersion in Oregon.  The video demonstrates how to establish ... Read More

Psychological First Aid in Radiation Disasters
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Date posted: 18 September 2011

This self-study training uses interviews conducted with experts involved in the Goiania and Three Mile Island incidents, and video scenarios that allow participants to observe how psychological first aid techniques can be employed in a variety of response settings. Continuing education credit available ... 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

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