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

Radon test kits available at local food pantries

Radon test kits are available at local food pantries and to other low- to moderate-income level McHenry County residents as well at no...[Read More]

Date Published: 06/23/2008

Radon kits available

Kits for radon testing will be available for $5 during the month of April at the McHenry County Department of Health. One out of every three homes in McHenry County post elevated radon levels in their...[Read More]

Date Published: 04/10/2008

Home inspections on rise in buyer's market

Roughly 82 percent of home buyers now purchase a home inspection. We're also seeing an increase in prelisting inspections by home...[Read More]

Date Published: 06/23/2008

Test homes for radon

As part of Public Health week, April 6 to 12, the McHenry County Department of Health is offering discounted radon test kits at its Woodstock...[Read More]

Date Published: 03/30/2009

Beware invisible bogeyman

Nearly half of the homes tested in Illinois have unsafe levels of radon. In McHenry County, approximately 1 in 3 homes has elevated levels. Builders are urged to use radon-resistant methods in new construction, which are much less expensive than...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/29/2009

Get Radon On Your Radar

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Date Published: 12/08/2008

Health department offering free testing

McHenry County Department of Health is partnering with local food pantries and their clients to offer free radon test...[Read More]

Date Published: 04/10/2008