Where to go in a radiation emergency
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Where to go in a radiation emergency

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      If a radiation emergency happens in your area, you should get inside immediately.

      No matter where you are, the safest action to take is to: GET INSIDE. STAY INSIDE. STAY TUNED.

      • Close and lock all windows and doors.

      • Go to the basement or the middle of the building. Radioactive material settles on the outside of buildings;

      so the best thing to do is stay as far away from the walls and roof of the building as you can.

      • If possible, turn off fans, air conditioners, and forced-air heating units that bring air in

      from the outside. Close fireplace dampers.

      • Bring pets inside.

      • Stay tuned for updated instructions from emergency response officials.

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