Potassium Iodide Distribution
The Chester County Health Department will be distributing Potassium Iodide tablets for those who live, work, or attend school within a 10 mile radius of the Limerick Nuclear Plant.
The tablets will be distributed on Thursday, August 11, 2011 from 2:00pm to 7:00pm at:
762 Pike Springs Road
This event is for:
• residents who have KI tablets that exceed their expiration date.
• new residents who have recently moved near the nuclear power facility.
• those who work or attend school within a 10-mile radius.
Individuals will be able to pick up tablets for their family members and those who are unable to pick them up on their own.
In the unlikely event of a radiological emergency, potassium iodide helps protect the thyroid against the harmful effects of radioactive iodine. Residents should only take potassium iodide tablets upon the instructions of Pennsylvania State Health Officials and the Governor.
For Chester County residents who need KI tablets and cannot attend this distribution, tablets are available at the Chester County Health Department. Please call 610-344-6252 for further information.