Radiological Sheltering Tabletop Exercise Toolkit
  • Item type: Exercise Documentation , Planning Templates
  • Source: Not Specified
  • Date posted: 22 August 2016

Although many jurisdictions have general purpose sheltering plans for natural disasters and other non-radiation related emergencies, these plans are not sufficient for those displaces by a radiological incident. In response to this national gap for radiation preparedness, the National Association ... Read More

New York State Clinical Data Management System: Use for Medical Countermeasure Response
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: NARR
  • Date posted: 22 July 2015

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. Read More

Radiation and Public Health Legal Considerations
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: NARR
  • Date posted: 22 July 2015

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 ... Read More

Communicating with the Public in a Radiation Disaster
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: NARR
  • Date posted: 22 July 2015

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 ... Read More

CDC Collection & Shipping Protocols for Specimens after a Radiological/Nuclear Incident
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Date posted: 21 May 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention developed protocols for the collection and shipping of specimens after a radiological/nuclear incident. State radiation control directors are instructed to send these specimens to the state public health lab for packaging and shipping. Read More

Radiation Issues in Children: Knowledge Check & Primer
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health
  • Date posted: 20 May 2014

The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) offers a knowledge check and two complementary accredited online lessons for health care providers on Radiation Disaster Issues in Children Read More

Medical Interventions after Radiation Exposure
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Date posted: 20 May 2014

This web page created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) addresses various medical interventions that could be used after a person has been exposed to radiation, and includes information on Diethylenetriaminepentaacetate (DTPA), Potassium Iodide, Neupogen, and Prussian Blue. Read More

Instructions to the Public on How to Perform Decontamination of Pets
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Date posted: 20 May 2014

This web page created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides detailed instructions for the public to decontaminate their pets after they have been exposed to radioactive material. Read More

Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance: NRT Technical Assistance Document
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: CDC
  • 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

Role of Regional Healthcare Coalitions in Managing and Coordinating Disaster Response
  • Item type: Not Specified
  • Source: Dan Hanfling, MD for an IOM Workshop
  • Date posted: 12 June 2013

A white paper prepared for the January 23-24, 2013 workshop on Nationwide Response to an Improvised Nuclear Device Attack, hosted by the Institute of Medicine’s Forum on Medical and Public Health  Preparedness for Catastrophic Events together with the National Association ... Read More