Instructions for Vermonters

*** THIS IS AN EXERCISE: THIS IS NOT A REAL EVENT. ***

For Immediate Release:
May 31, 2009 • 6:00 p.m.

Media Contact:
Communication Office
802-863-7281
healthvermont.gov

A dirty bomb is constructed to spread a limited amount of radioactive material with explosives. It is NOT a nuclear bomb. Unless you were in the immediate area of the blasts today, it’s unlikely you were contaminated enough to cause any harm.

For anyone who believes they may have been contaminated from being in the Albany area at the time of the blasts:

Anyone who is in Vermont is NOT in immediate danger. Vermonters and visitors in our state are advised to:

Regular updates, information and instructions will be provided through TV and radio. You can also visit http://healthvermont.gov - or - dial 2-1-1 for information in any language.

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