Radiation Therapy/Radiologic Technologist

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The Radiologic Health Branch is within Food, Drug, and Radiation Safety Division of the Department of Health Services (replace with) Radiation Safety and Environmental Management Division of the Department of Public Health. The Branch enforces the Radiation Control Laws and Regulations designed to protect the public, radiation workers, and the environment. It is responsible for providing public health functions associated with administering a radiation control program. This includes licensing of radioactive materials, registration of X-ray- producing machines, certification of X-ray and radioactive material users, inspection of facilities using radiation, investigation of radiation incidents, and surveillance of radioactive contamination in the environment.

Department of Public Health

Radiologic Health Branch

1500 Capitol Avenue, 5th Floor MS 7610

Sacramento, CA 95814-5006

Radiologic Health Branch, MS 7610

PO Box 997414

Sacramento, CA 95899-7414

(916) 327-5106


Certifies the following X-ray and radioactive material users:

  • Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist Certificate
  • Mammographic Radiologic Technologist Certificate
  • Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist Certificate
  • Fluoroscopy Radiologic Technologist Permit
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certificate
  • X-ray Supervisor and Operator
  • X-ray Technician Limited Permit