Tag Archives: Radiation Preparedness

DHS Releases Chemical Defense Resources Guide

The Department of Homeland Security Office of Health Affairs (DHS-OHA) compiled a resource guide for community health organizations containing links to several sources of information, best practices, and other guidance specific to chemical threats. Community level response…

Radiation and Local Public Health

The relationship between radiation and health is a large and varied topic. The health effects of radiation exposure are influenced by the dose of exposure, the type of radioactive material involved in the exposure, the…