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National Radon Action Month

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Did You Know?

Radon

  • is an odorless, colorless, tasteless and naturally-occurring radioactive gas; produced through natural decay of uranium found in most rocks/soils
  • can enter homes through cracks and holes in foundation
  • is number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers and second leading cause of lung cancer
  • Radon Testing – only way to determine radon level
  • Nearly 1 out of every 15 U.S. homes show elevated radon levels

FREE Radon Test Kits
Available – January 1- 31, 2019 (or while supply lasts)

N.C. Cooperative Extension
Cleveland County Center
130 South Post Road
Shelby, NC 28152
704-482-4365
Nancy Abasiekong, Family & Consumer Sciences Agent

Radon Video (English) 
Radon Video (Spanish)

For more information check:

https://www.epa.gov/radon

www.ncradon.org

https://healthyhomes.ces.ncsu.edu/