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Radiation Emergencies

CDC Resources

Radiation Hazard Scale — an emergency communication tool that provides a frame of reference for relative hazards of radiation, conveying meaning without using radiation measurements or units that are unfamiliar to people.

Communicating in Radiation Emergencies: Myths of Radiation — a new training that introduces participants to some common myths of radiation and identifies communications strategies to combat these and other myths.

Radiation Thermometer — a new tool to help put common radiation doses in perspective.

Community Reception Center (CRC) Drill Toolkit — a new toolkit to help communities, agencies, and emergency planners design and implement a CRC Drill.

CDC Resources for Professionals in Making an Informed Decision During a Radiation Emergency

CDC Toolkit for Public Health

CDC Toolkit for Emergency Services Physicians