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Radiation Emergencies

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CRC Electronic Data Collection Tool (CRC eTool) (
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 (
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 (
This animated infographic shows the best way to shelter in place in a radiation emergency.

Determining Deaths from a Radiation Emergency (
This fact sheet helps medical certifiers such as medical examiners and coroners understand the health effects of radiation so that they can accurately determine the illnesses or injuries that caused the death.