Radiation Dose Chart
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Randall Monroe
  • Date posted: 03 January 2012

This chart illustrates the ionizing dose radiation a person can absorb from various sources. It was developed for general education purposes by webcomic Randall Monroe and a senior reactor operator at Reed Research Reactor. 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

Preparing for Radiological Population Monitoring and Decontamination
  • Item type: Federal Guidance , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Date posted: 18 September 2011

This CDC training course  is designed to educate and inform the target audience on radiological population monitoring, including initial and long-term monitoring issues, considerations for establishing monitoring sites, and roles and responsibilities of local, state, and federal public health and emergency preparedness ... 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

Community Reception Center Screening Form
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: Florida Department of Health
  • Date posted: 08 September 2011

This form was used by the Florida Department of Health during a radiation exercise of the Community Reception Center concept and flow. This form was modified specifically toward use of a new screening tool, the Gamma Emitter Contamination Assessment Tool (GECAT), and ... Read More

Question Bank for Follow-up Forms and Questionnaires for Radiation Explosive Emergency Response
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
  • Date posted: 08 September 2011

A workgroup made up of members of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists developed a bank or matrix of possible questions that could be used to develop follow-up forms and questionnaires primarily related to a radiation explosive emergency. In ... 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