Epidemiological Form for Public Health Follow-Up of Travelers
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Date posted: 30 August 2012

The CDC has developed a form to assist in the follow-up of travelers identified at US ports of entry with radioactive material on their bodies associated with the incident at Fukushima Daiichi, Japan.  This information also includes sample consent language. ... 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

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

Communicating Radiation Risks
  • Item type: Federal Guidance , Planning Templates
  • Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Date posted: 29 February 2012

This EPA tool is a resource for communicating with the public and the media during a radiological crisis. It provides communications techniques and advice based upon risk and crisis communication strategies. In addition, it provides sample messages for use in different ... 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