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

If a radiation emergency occurs, you can take actions to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your pets. Get Inside. Stay Inside. Stay Tuned. Provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).