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Potassium Iodide

(File photo: a package of potassium iodide pills)

Pa. Officials Hand Out Thyroid-Protection Pills For Those Near Nuke Plants

Residents who live near any of Pennsylvania’s five nuclear power plants can pick up free potassium iodide tablets from the state and their local health department.

08/11/2011

Radiation Protection Tablets Distributed To Residents In Delaware

Emergency management officials in Delaware say about 1,500 doses of potassium iodide have been distributed to residents who live within 10 miles of the Salem/Hope Creek nuclear power plant in New Jersey.

04/07/2011

Potassium Iodide Demand On The Rise In Montgomery County

In just the last four days, Montgomery County officials have handed out more than double the number of potassium iodide pills that they handed out in all of last year.

03/17/2011

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