Winnebago County Health Department warns of radon exposure

Winnebago County Health Department warns of radon exposure Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Christie Todd Whitman warns about the effects of Radon gas in homes at the EPA headquarters January 14, 2003 in Washington, DC. Radon gas is undetecltable by human senses and cannot be seen, …

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Free radon kits at Jasper County Health Department

You can’t see it, smell it, or taste it in your home but there may be dangerous levels or radon lurking in your house. About 21,000 Americans die each year from lung cancer caused from radon. The month of January is National Radon Action month and the …

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EPA encourages homeowners to test for cancer-causing radon

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Checking your home for radon is important to protecting your family’s health. The Environmental Protection Agency is trying to raise awareness about radon. The odorless colorless radon gas is the nation’s second-leading cause of lung …

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Is your home protected from radon?

January is National Radon Action Month. The odorless, invisible gas found in homes is the second-leading cause of lung cancer. By Dana Massing. @ETNMassing. In your home each day as you eat breakfast, watch TV, do the laundry and even sleep, you …

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Greenwich Department of Health offers radon testing

The month of January has been designated as Radon Action Month by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA). Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. after smoking, and it is the leading cause of lung cancer …

Greenwich Post

Get a free radon test kit

Make 2017 a safer and healthier year for your family by testing your home for radon gas. Radon is an odorless radioactive gas that is naturally occurring in the soil. It can get into your home through small cracks in the foundation or through the sump

Sandusky Register

Radon Action Month Will Be Offering Kits And Sollutions

As January has been named the Radon Action Month, various local governments and authorities have set out to take measures against the silent and unseen potential killer. Radon is a radioactive chemical element. The noble gas is odorless, tasteless, and …

Apex Tribune

Health experts stress radon testing

According to numbers from the La Crosse County Health Department, more households in our area have the dangerous gas than the statewide average. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that is impossible to detect without proper testing. The gas has been …

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Radon Kits’ Prices Drop to $10 to Help More Lake County Residents to Efficiently Test for Carcinogens

Lake County health officials have made the citizen’s job for testing for radon levels easier by lowering the test kits’ prices. Lake County Health Department has officially announced radon kits will be available for only $10, offering the residents to

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Walworth County agency recommends testing homes for radon

ELKHORN—With radon levels typically at their highest this time of year, the Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services is recommending residents test their homes, according to a news release. Breathing in elevated levels of radon for …

Janesville Gazette

UNR Offering Free Radon Test Kits and Education

Radon 2016 Winning Poster To commemorate National Radon Action Month this January, the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Radon Education Program is offering free radon test kits and educational presentations at various locations across …

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Radon test kits available for free this month

CORUNNA — Gov. Rick Snyder has designated January as Radon Action Month in the state, Shiawassee County Health Department officials said this week in a press release. Officials are urging area residents to test their homes for radon by providing free …

Argus Press

5 Commonsense Ways to Protect Your Family in 2017

In uncertain and even hateful times, protecting your family and loved ones is one of your most important responsibilities. Here are five areas to consider for 2017. 1. Protect your family’s financial health Although it can be painful to consider, your

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Double Check Radon Tests Before Spending Money on Mitigation System

The Minnesota Department of Health recommends that all Minnesota Homeowners test their homes for radon. The tests are cheap, but fixing a potential problem can become very expensive. So, if you plan on testing your home there are some factors you’ll …

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Will County Health Department Reminding Residents of Dangers of Radon

January is Radon Action Month in the state of Illinois. Wendy Deutche who is a health inspector with the Will County Health Department explains Radon is naturally found in the soil as a decay process of uranium. Radon is an odorless, colorless

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January Is National Radon Action Month: EPA Advises Homeowners To Test For Lung Cancer-Causing Radioactive Gas

January is National Radon Action Month, and the EPA wants you to take action and ensure the cancer-causing radioactive gas is not putting you and your family in danger. ( Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images ). Advertisement. “Test, Fix, Save a Life.”.

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Dept of Environmental Protection urges Pennsylvanians to test homes for Radon

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) urges Pennsylvanians to test their homes for radon in January as part of national Radon Action Month. Colorless, odorless, and radioactive, radon is a known human carcinogen and the second leading …

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Madison County offers free radon test kits to residents

The Madison County Department of Health is providing free radon test kits to eligible homeowners in Madison County while supplies last. The health department invites residents to call its offices at 366-2526 for information and to learn about testing

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Winnebago County Health Department warns of radon exposure

WINNEBAGO COUNTY – The Winnebago County Health Department recently announced that homes in the county are at risk for high levels of radon gas due to the area’s geology. Radon gas is the radioactive decay from uranium deposits found in rock, soil …

Rockford Register Star

Knox County Schools in midst of systemwide radon testing

Knox County Schools is in the midst of extensive radon testing of all buildings in the system. Photo: Submitted. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. Knox County Schools is in the midst of a lengthy, systemwide radon testing program.

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Health officials urge radon testing in homes

The Madison County Department of Health is providing free radon test kits to eligible homeowners in Madison County while supplies last. This is in observance of National Radon Awareness Month which takes place annually during January. Every year …

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Shoals is Among State’s Hot Spots

There’s only one way to know whether your home has an elevated radon level: testing for it. If the radon level is 4 picocuries per liter (pCi/L) of air or more, you should contact a qualified radon mitigation contractor. The Griffin Team. Posted

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