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Protecting Yourself and Your Family

If a radiation emergency occurs, people can take actions to protect themselves, their loved ones, and their pets. Emergency workers and local officials are trained to respond to disaster situations and will provide specific actions to help keep people safe.

Preparing for an Emergency

During an Emergency


Ready: Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.

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