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Radiation Emergencies

September is National Preparedness Month

Highlights/What's New

Educational Videos (https://emergency.cdc.gov/radiation/protectiveactions.asp)
New educational video about Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS), and American Sign Language translations of protective action videos on “Get Inside, Stay Inside, and Stay Tuned,” “Self-Decontamination in a Radiation Emergency,” and “Food and Water Safety in a Radiation Emergency.”

CRC Electronic Data Collection Tool (CRC eTool) (https://emergency.cdc.gov/radiation/crcetool.asp)
This tool is designed to collect, analyze, visualize, and securely exchange population monitoring data, including demographics, radiation contamination measurements, radiation exposure assessment, and health outcomes, using the Epi Info™ 7 platform.

Public Health Radiological/Nuclear Preparedness Webinar (https://emergency.cdc.gov/radiation/webinar_082417.asp)
This August 2017 webinar provides discussion of the priority public health actions for state and local radiological/nuclear response, as well as an outline of CDC resources to assist with public health planning, particularly for a nuclear detonation.

Where to Go in a Radiation Emergency (https://emergency.cdc.gov/radiation/protectiveactions.asp)
This animated infographic shows the best way to shelter in place in a radiation emergency.

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