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Pasadena Public Health Department

Health Advisory-- Nuclear Radiation and Health (posted 3/21/11)

Because of the current emergency event occurring in Japan, there may be local concerns and questions about the issue of radiation.

The following public health resources are provided for those interested in learning more: 

 3/16/11 Press Release “Nuclear Radiation Poses No Threat to Pasadena”  

For Specific Questions about Radiation

State of California Department of Public Health Hotline
(916) 341-3947 [English/Spanish]
Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
See the California Department of Public Health website (click related topic under “Latest CDPH News”)

For Information about Radiation and Health

See the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website


For the Status on Local Air Quality

See the California Environmental Protection Agency/Air Resources Board website (click on resources listed under Latest News about Japanese Earthquake and Reactor Safety)


For Local Public Health Department Inquiries from the Media

Pasadena Public Health Department
Joy Guihama, 626-744-6050, or Statice Wilmore, 626-744-6051

Posted: 3/21/2011 03:25:00 PM