Radiological Terrorism: Public Health Officials Toolkit

What to know

CDC developed this toolkit to build public health capacity and help professionals be prepared to respond to a radiation emergency.

Radiation Public Health Toolkit Box

About this toolkit

CDC continues to play a continuing role in terrorism response and planning efforts with regard to radiological or nuclear events. We have identified, through audience research, significant gaps in knowledge and skills among public health professionals regarding their ability to respond to a radiological emergency. This is of critical concern since public health professionals will play a major role in such an incident. CDC's goal is to help build important public health capacity and assist in preparing professionals to respond to such a situation. This toolkit was developed for that purpose. In addition to the information below, the tool kit also includes a CD ROM with CDC fact sheets and the Environmental Protection Agency's guide, Communicating Radiation Risks, Crisis Communications for Emergency Responders.

What's included

To order a physical toolkit

To order copies of this toolkit, please request them through CDC-INFO or call 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)