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Free Radon Home Test Kits Offered In Jeffco

January is National Radon Action Month, and public health officials in Jefferson County are encouraging residents to pick up free radon test kits all month long, while supplies last. One free kit is offered per address on a first come, first-served...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/06/2020


Free Radon Test Kits Offered For Colorado Homeowners In January

January is National Radon Action Month, and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is encouraging residents to protect themselves and loved ones from dangerous radon gas by testing their homes. To help, JCPH is offering free radon test kits all month...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/01/2020


CBS4 Investigation Finds Dangerous Radon Levels In Public Housing

While government agencies recommend private homeowners test and mitigate radon levels, there is no law requiring publicly-subsidized housing to undergo radon testing and mitigation. A CBS4 investigation tested five public housing apartments in Denver,...[Read More]

Date Published: 02/25/2020


Health departments urge Coloradans to test for radon

Colorado's largest jurisdictions are encouraging residents to test for a cancer-causing gas during Radon Action Month in January. About 500 Coloradans die each year due to radon-related lung cancer. DDPHE has 700 free testing kits available at the...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/08/2020


Free Radon Test Kits

Exposure to radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. and the number one cause among non-smokers. It is recommended that all homes in the U.S. be tested for...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/02/2020


CBS4 Investigation: Dangerous Radon Levels In Public Housing

While government agencies recommend private homeowners test and mitigate radon levels, there is no law requiring publicly-subsidized housing to undergo radon testing and...[Read More]

Date Published: 02/26/2020


Family frustrated after discovering high radon levels in basement of rented home

Radon is an odorless, colorless gas that seeps into basements across Colorado. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, smoking and radon are the leading cause of lung cancer. Smoking is a choice. Living with radon gas doesn't have to be....[Read More]

Date Published: 02/04/2020


DDPHE Offers Free Radon Home Test Kits

Radon is a silent killer that could be seeping into your home without you even knowing it. Now, the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) wants to help you test for it. As part of Radon Action Month, DDPHE is encouraging residents...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/26/2020


Radon is deadly, but you can do something about it

In Boulder County, 54% of homes have unhealthy radon levels; that's equivalent to every person in the home having 200 chest x-rays every year. This compares with only 6% of homes having unhealthy radon levels across the rest of the country. Take action...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/04/2020