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

How Nuclear Medicine Can Trigger a Radiation Alarm
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Date posted: 06 September 2011

This pamphlet was developed to help police and security officers understand how patients undergoing certain nuclear medicine procedures may trigger a radiation detector. It is not a guide on how to interpret readings. 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