Potassium Iodide (KI) Tablets

Amesbury is close to a nuclear power plant, which means that residents should be aware of the potential dangers should an accident occur. All residents should review the Evacuation Preparedness and Procedures information so you will be ready in case you need to evacuate.

Potassium Iodide (KI) can be helpful if there is a nuclear accident which releases radioactive iodine into the air. You should only take potassium iodide (KI) on the advice of emergency management officials, public health officials, or you doctor. There are health risks associated with taking KI.