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Keep your home safe by testing for radon

January is National Radon Action Month, and the DuPage County Health Department is urging homeowners to be aware of the dangers of radon and have their homes tested for the presence of this odorless, tasteless and colorless gas. A radon test is...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/07/2020


Plainfield student raises awareness of radon

Kaelyn Wiltse, a sophomore at Plainfield High School, was awarded two monetary prizes for her efforts to help spread the word about the dangers of radon. Kaelyn created a video that was deemed best video in Illinois by a panel of judges and her video...[Read More]

Date Published: 12/03/2019


Radon presentation set in Kane County

The Kane County Healthy Places Coalition will hold a presentation on radon in the home at 2 p.m. Jan. 22 at the University of Illinois Extension Center. Radon is found throughout the United States and can vary widely from one home to another, event...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/17/2020


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


Health department promotes radon testing

The Will County Health Department is trying to raise community awareness of radon testing by providing free radon test kits to county homeowners. Radon testing has been available since the mid-1980s, but federal studies indicate more than 80 percent of...[Read More]

Date Published: 02/15/2007


Get Radon On Your Radar

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Date Published: 12/08/2008