Free radon testing kits available


Pictured is a map showing average radon levels in Alabama.

January has been designated as “National Radon Action Month.” Radon is the number one leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is offering one free radon test kit per Alabama household as part of an initiative to cut down on dangerous radon exposure. Radon is a radioactive gas that cannot be seen or smelled. It is produced when uranium breaks down in soil and water.

 


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