In the event of a nuclear incident that involves a release of radioactive iodine into the environment, one of the health risks is possible exposure of the thyroid gland to radioactive iodine. One way to protect the thyroid from the harmful effects of radioactive iodine is to take potassium iodide (KI) tablets.
Am I Eligible for Potassium Iodide (KI) Tablets?
To see if you are eligible for KI tablets click here, call 519.360.1998 or visit the Tilbury Municipal Office or Wheatley Municipal Information Desk during normal business hours.
Where Do I Pick Up Potassium Iodide (KI) Tablets?
Eligible residents of West Kent may visit the Tilbury Municipal Office or Wheatley Municipal Information Desk during normal business hours.
Please note: this program has been temporarily suspended to assist our response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Details for the continuation of this program for eligible residents in West Kent and Rondeau Park will be shared at a later date.
For More Information
For further questions please call or email the Health Unit 519.352.7270 ext. 5800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.