Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance: NRT Technical Assistance Document
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: The U.S. National Response Team (NRT)
  • Date posted: 12 June 2013

To ensure that workers can meet the challenges of disasters, they must be protected from the safety and health risks inherent in the work. This document provides a recommended health monitoring and surveillance framework, referred to as the Emergency Responder ... Read More

Recommendations for the Follow-Up Assessment of Contaminated Travelers by Radiation Control Health Physics Staff
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 30 August 2012

State radiation control program health physicists often perform the follow-up assessment of contaminated travelers in coordination with the local or state health department. The CDC has released these recommendations for conducting the follow-up assessments. The follow-up assessment should consist of ... Read More

Recommendations for Follow-up of Travelers
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 30 August 2012

CDC published recommendations for public health follow-up of travelers identified as contaminated with radioactive material by Customs and Border Protection at U.S. Ports of Entry. Read More

Responding to a Radiation Emergency- A Population Monitoring Toolkit
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors
  • Date posted: 05 June 2012

This population monitoring toolkit provides a comprehensive resource for professionals responding in the immediate aftermath of a radiation emergency. Read More

The Status of State-level Radiation Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities, 2010
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
  • Date posted: 01 June 2012

Public health preparedness activities have often focused on detection, identification, and response to the intentional release of microbial agents of human disease. Local and state health agencies are less experienced with non-microbial agents, such as chemical and radiologic threats. Nevertheless, ... Read More

APHL Fact Sheet on Clinical Radiological Laboratory Preparedness
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
  • Date posted: 11 April 2012

This is a fact sheet prepared by APHL to describe the need for investment in laboratory capacity to respond to radiological emergencies. Read More

Los Angeles County Community Reception Flow Diagrams
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: Los Angeles County
  • Date posted: 29 February 2012

Part of the Los Angeles County Mutli-Agency Radiological Response Plan, the Los Angeles County Community Reception Flow Diagrams provide examples of how to set up the different stations within a community reception center.  Included are flow diagrams for the entire ... Read More

Responding during a Radiation Emergency
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Date posted: 29 February 2012

This web page created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides information on evacuation, sheltering in place, and population monitoring during a radiation emergency. 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

Virtual Community Reception Center (vCRC)
  • Item type: Federal Guidance , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This web-based training tool, developed by CDC, provides an overview of the process of establishing and operating a community reception center following a mass casualty radiation emergency. This training will help users understand the process flow, identify key stations, and ... Read More