Population Monitoring, Community Reception Centers (CRC), and Shelter Resources for a Radiation Emergency





Following a mass casualty radiation emergency, public health professionals play a crucial role in assessing and monitoring people potentially exposed to radiation or contaminated with radioactive material. This process, called population monitoring, will be conducted in community reception centers (CRCs). In addition, sheltering displaced populations after a radiation emergency requires unique planning considerations.


Guidance and Planning Resources

Training and Education Resources

Data Collection, Screening, and Simulation Tools
Page last reviewed: December 4, 2020

https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/radiation/e...monitoring.htm