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A large tornado touches ground

To stay safe during a tornado, prepare a plan and an emergency kit, stay aware of weather conditions during thunderstorms, know the best places to shelter both indoors and outdoors, and always protect your head.

A tornado approaches a town blanketed in dark sky.


A large storm with lots of lightning approaches a neighborhood.

Spring Weather

Street signs on flooded street

Toxic Substances Portal

Street signs on flooded street

Flood Safety Tips

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide

Radon in the Home

Radon in the Home

A large pile of children's toy jewelry - beads, bracelets and charms

Lead in Toys

A man entering data into a computer tablet.


a man on a CAT scan table with an image of his brain on a monitor.

Radiation in Medicine

Two toddlers playing with toys.

Prevent Exposure to Lead

An elderly man and woman pose with their dog.

The National ALS Registry

A young girl is drinking water from a public water fountain.


A lab technician in blue gloves is processing a lab test.

Newborn Screening

The eye of a tropical storm seem from space


A wildfire rages on the side of a mountain with a town below.


A hot bright sun beats down on parched, cracked soil.


A row of houses in a middle-class neighborhood.

Radon: We Track That!

A young couple walk happily down a sidewalk of a city street.

Environmental Health

A bright sun with smog and haze beats down on a large city.

Extreme Heat

A huge dark cloud throwing several lighting bolts to the ground rolls across the sky.

Lightning Safety

A thermometer in the foreground registering over 100 degrees Fahrenheit with bright blue sky behind it.


Looking up at the bright sun and blue sky from under a bright yellow beach umbrella.

Radiation Safety

Ed Tessaro, an ALS patient in a wheelchair smiling.

National ALS Registry

A smiling young women holds an inhaler up to her face.

Asthma Awareness

A woman is seen from the back sitting on a hillside looking out onto a beautiful sky and landscape.

Air Quality

Page last reviewed: March 30, 2020