State and Local Planners Playbook For Medical Response to a Nuclear Detonation
Action Steps provide sequential guidance required to coordinate the medical response to a nuclear detonation.
The Action Steps complement the Concept of Operations (CONOPS), a model for procedures for coordinating Federal public health and medical assets necessary to support response efforts.
Organization of Phases and Sectors
Sectors, within each Phase
||Pre-Incident Phase - All exercises, procedures, and resources needed to be prepare for a nuclear detonation.|
||Activities and resources needed 0-24 hrs after detonation.|
||Activities and resources needed 24- 96 hours after detonation.|
||Activities and resources needed 96 hours after detonation leading into recovery.|
- General Readiness Planning and Emergency Management,
- Emergency Medical Services (EMS),
- Health and Facility Response, Public Health,
- Medical System Response,
- Evacuee Medical Care and Fallout-related Illness,
Information Sources (IS) numbered 1 through 17 in the following matrix are additional sources of useful information. There is a Supplemental Information Table that indicates where this information can be located. Some of it will be included in a Supplemental Appendix folder online; other sources will be web sites.
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