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

New Rules For Radon Safety

WXYZ) - According to the Environmental Protection Agency, thousands of cancer deaths each year are caused by radon gas. There are steps we can take to protect ourselves and our families… but too few of us are taking the action that's needed. When we...[Read More]

Date Published: 10/08/2009

Planning Matters: Buyers beware of binding purchase agreements

The time to have a real-estate purchase agreement reviewed by your lawyer is before you sign it. One thing to address when considering the purchase of a home is having the home's basement or crawl space tested for radon, a toxic gas....[Read More]

Date Published: 09/19/2008

Effort to teach about radon

The Oakland County Health Division is educating the public about the dangers of exposure and ways to reduce it in homes during January for National Radon Action...[Read More]

Date Published: 12/24/2008

Free and discounted radon tests are available in January

You can't see, smell or taste it — but radon lurking in your home in winter months when doors and windows stay closed, which allows radon to collect, can cause lung cancer. January is Radon Action Month, and radon tests are available for free or at...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/22/2020

Macomb County encouraging radon testing with free kits

January is Radon Action Month, and the Macomb County Health Department is encouraging area residents to include radon testing among their resolutions for a healthy new year by giving away free home testing kits. Radon production occurs naturally in...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/12/2020