HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health will be giving out free potassium iodide tablets on August 6.
Anyone who lives or works within 10 miles of the 5 nuclear power plants in Pennsylvania can get them.
There are 2 in the Midstate, Three Mile Island in Dauphin County and Peach Bottom in York County.
Potassium iodide tablets help protect the thyroid gland against radioactive iodine during a nuclear emergency.
Below are the locations where you can get the tablets.
- Fairview Township Fire Department, 340 Lewisberry Road, New Cumberland
- Londonderry Township Building, 783 S. Geyers Church Road, Middletown
- Masonic Village, Freemasons Cultural Center, 1 Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown
- Mohler Senior Center, 25 Hope Drive, Hershey
- Union Fire Company No. 1, 201 York St., Manchester
- Peach Bottom Community Center, 5 Pendyrus St., Delta
- East Drumore Township Building, 925 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville
For more information about the distribution, click here.