Radon testing

The best time to test for radon in your home is during winter when windows and doors are closed, advised The Partnership for a Healthy Community, which includes the Woodford, Tazewell and Peoria City/County health departments. Radon is a radioactive...[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

It's colorless, odorless, and it's common in central Illinois.

Over time, radon gas can be deadly. Right now state laws do not require landlords or home sellers to clean up the mess. It's a very big deal in Central Illinois, done a lot of jobs, a lot of people test above threshold that the state of Illinois sets...[Read More]

Date Published: 05/16/2007

Get tested for silent killer

A local expert on radon says nearly half of homes in McLean County contain dangerous levels of the gas -- and more people need to have their homes tested for...[Read More]

Date Published: 03/18/2007