Tools and Resources

New Radiation Resources Released

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), have continually worked together to increase the capacity of local health departments (LHDs) to…

Be Prepared for Radiation Emergencies

“Failing to plan is planning to fail:” This saying applies to many aspects of preparedness, including radiation disaster preparedness. Radiological emergencies can vary by size and type and result from transportation accidents, nuclear power plant…

Healthcare Coalitions as Response Entities

NACCHO released a fact sheet that describes the role of healthcare coalitions (HCCs) in emergency response. To develop this fact sheet, NACCHO conducted eight different key informant interviews with healthcare coalition representatives from across the…