Spreading The Word About Radon Cancer Risk, An Invisible Killer

A prevalent feature of Northeast Georgia remains invisible in Barrow County: radon gas. Radon is a radioactive element. It occurs in the form of gas released through gradual breakdown of certain other elements present in soil and rocks. Statistically,...[Read More]

Date Published: 12/17/2019

Clark County giving away tests to detect radon levels in homes

David Garrett did not know what radon was until a friend at the health department suggested that he pick up a free radon testing kit. "I hung it up right away," the Springfield Twp. resident said, adding that he was shocked when he received the...[Read More]

Date Published: 09/27/2007