A radiological accident involves the release of potentially dangerous radioactive materials into the environment, usually in the form of a cloud or plume. This is considered a type of hazardous materials incident, so many of the responses are similar.
Protection from radiation comes in 3 forms:
Disaster preparedness is essential for everyone. Please take the time to develop a plan with your family. Visit the City of Stockton Emergency Preparedness Personal Readiness webpage or the External Links below for helpful personal safety planning tips.
If you have questions about the City of Stockton Office of Emergency Services, contact Stockton Fire Department Administration or the Office of Emergency Services.
In case of emergency, dial 9-1-1.
San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services (SJ- OES)
California Department of Public Health - Radiologica
California Emergency Management Agency (CALEMA)
F.E.M.A.- Federal Emergency Management Agency
Ready.Gov - Provides disaster preparedness tips
This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 8/19/2015