Tag Archives: Radiation Preparedness

New CDC Resource: Radiation Emergencies

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a new resource to support public health officials when communicating with the public during a radiation emergency. This tool, titled the “Radiation Hazard Scale,” is…

Taking a Global Approach to Preparedness

By Chelsea Gridley-Smith, PhD, NACCHO Program Analyst In commemoration of National Preparedness Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is highlighting five themes for each week of September, emphasizing the various aspects of…