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Examination of Legal Language Authorizing Responses to Incidents Involving Contamination with Radioactive Materialpdf icon

Summary of CDC/NACCHO partnership in 2012 to examine state and select local legal authorities on decontamination and restriction of movement of individuals contaminated or potentially contaminated with radioactive material.

CDC/NACCHO PDF Public health professionals, law enforcement

Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) Homepageexternal icon

REMM provides guidance to health care providers (primarily physicians) about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation injury during radiological and nuclear emergencies. It also provides just-in-time, evidence-based, usable information with sufficient background and context to make complex issues understandable to those without formal radiation medicine expertise.

REMM Website Clinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders, Medical Examiners

National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR) Homepageexternal icon

NARR is a coalition of public health, healthcare, and emergency management organizations that represent practitioners in the field of radiation readiness. This includes state and local public health practitioners, elected officials at the sate and local level, and first responder and first receiver groups.

NARR Website Clinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders, Medical Examiners

The Model State Emergency Health Powers Act: Planning for and Response to Bioterrorism and Naturally Occurring Infectious Diseasesexternal icon

A model act drafted by Georgetown and Johns Hopkins Universities at the request of CDC.

Georgetown and Johns Hopkins University on behalf of CDC PDF Clinicians, Public health professionals, First responders

Radiological/Nuclear Law Enforcement and Public Health Investigation Handbook – September, 2011pdf icon

This handbook serves to introduce RN LE and PH investigations , identify potential barriers and solutions that LE and PH personnel will encounter during their investigations and enhance appreciation across each discipline.

CDC PDF Public Health Professionals

Page last reviewed: April 4, 2018
Content source: National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), Emergency Management, Radiation, and Chemical Branch