Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

Radiation Emergencies
Information for Public Health Professionals

Public health professionals will play an important role in any radiation emergency. Key responsibilities (in addition to traditional public health functions) will include:

To help state, local, and tribal public health professionals develop plans and response capacity for radiation emergencies, CDC has the following resources:

Planning

Guidelines & Recommendations

Training & Education


Radiological Terrorism:
Tool Kit for Public Health Officials

A free tool kit for planning and response

To order copies that include this material and information on preparing for population monitoring, decontamination, and the role of public health during a nuclear/radiological terrorist incident, please send an e-mail to cdcinfo@cdc.gov or call 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636); TTY: (888) 232-6348.


Related Links

Contact Us:
Ready.gov - Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.
USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #