January is Radon Action Month

In Illinois, Knox County is ranked at the highest potential risk for radon. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers and the second leading cause of lung cancer overall in the US. The Knox County Health Department has kits available for...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/12/2009


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 Officials Urge Testing for Deadly Radon

The Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety ranks Knox County a high potential risk for...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/11/2009