Welcome to the Virtual Community Reception Center

Virtual Community Reception Center (VCRC) Interface

The Virtual Community Reception Center (vCRC) is a web-based training tool that provides an overview of the CRC process for planners, managers, and potential CRC staff. CRCs are locations where public health agencies, and their partners, can perform population monitoring following a radiological or nuclear incident.

After completing this program, users should be able to:

  • describe the process flow in a CRC
  • identify the key stations in a CRC
  • recognize essential services for each station in a CRC

The vCRC was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) to provide users with an orientation to CRC operations. To register for continuing education credit for vCRC, click here. To request a copy of vCRC on CD-ROM, click here.

Click here to return to the CDC vCRC page.

Overview of the CRC Process

(3 minutes 30 seconds)

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File size: 270MB

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