Potassium Iodide

Potassium Iodide (KI) in Connecticut Fact Sheet
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Location Hours Phone

Waterford Police Dept.
41 Avery Lane

Waterford Town Hall
15 Rope Ferry Rd
Additional Info: Emergency Mgmt

Police Hours
Monday - Sunday: 8am - 8pm

Town Hall Hours
Monday - Friday: 8am - 4pm

(860) 442-9451

(860) 442-0553

(860) 442-9585

     

 

State of Connecticut is replacing expired Potassium Iodide tablets (IOSAT 130mg tablets) with ThyroSafe® 65mg potassium iodide tablets. These new tablets have updated instructions for use and dosage. Information on the proper disposal of the expired product is provided at pick-up locations.

The State of Connecti cut provides KI to the public living and working within 10 miles of Millstone Station in Waterford, CT.

KI is an over-the-counter tablet that can help protect your thyroid gland from radioactive iodine, one of the potentially harmful emissions that could be released in a nuclear power plant accident. In the event of an emergency, follow instructions from emergency management officials.

DO NOT INGEST KI unless directed to do so by emergency  management officials. Expired KI should be disposed of in your regular household waste.

Potassium Iodide (KI) is only one part of Connecticut’s Radiological Emergency Response Plans. Click here for more information about KI and other radiological emergency preparedness plans.

KI is provided through the Stat  of Connecticut to people who work or live in the communities within the ten-mile emergency planning zone around Millstone Station in Waterford, CT.