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Somerset County continues Lung Cancer Awareness campaign

Somerset County is committed to increasing awareness about lung cancer, understand the dangers of smoking and second-hand smoke; and decrease exposure to radon to reduce the incidence of lung cancer, especially in...[Read More]

Date Published: 11/20/2008


South Orange Has Radon Tests for Residents at No Cost

The South Orange Department of Health will be distributing radon kits to families, free of charge. Supplies are limited, so interested residents should not wait to pick them up. The kits will only work for homes that currently touch the ground. Radon...[Read More]

Date Published: 06/23/2020


FREE RADON TEST KITS

Test your home today! Passaic County is giving out free radon test kits. Kits will be given out on a first come, first serve basis. Please contact Christian Okpukpara Contact Info: Email: christiano@passaiccountynj.org Phone: 1 (973)...[Read More]

Date Published: 08/19/2020


Time to check for radon in your home

Piscataway Township and other municipalities in New Jersey have joined as partners with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to sponsor Radon Action Month in...[Read More]

Date Published: 12/24/2008


Homes, buildings should be tested for radon every 2 years

Radon is a radioactive gas borne from the breakdown of naturally occurring uranium found in rock and soil and claims 21,000 lives every year. The invisible gas has been classified as a Class A carcinogen by the Environmental Protection Agency and can...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/01/2020


Gas Leaks: What You Don't Smell Will Harm You

New York City was the scene of a puzzling mystery Monday. An unidentified gas-like odor made its way across Manhattan and parts of New Jersey and resulted in some building evacuations and mass transit interruptions. How can you protect your family...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/09/2007


Somerset County Offers Free Radon Testing Kits to Residents

The Somerset County Department of Health (SCDOH) and the Morris-Somerset Regional Chronic Disease Coalition (RCDC) are participating in Radon Awareness Month by providing free radon testing kits to residents of Somerset County. Both agencies are...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/16/2020


Madison Health Department Offers Residents Free Radon Test Kits

Free Radon Test Kits are being offered to residents of Madison, thanks to the Madison Health Department. According to officials, elevated radon gas in homes is a public health concern. The EPA estimates that radon causes thousands of cancer deaths in...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/05/2020


Free Radon Test Kits

Free Radon Test Kits Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Test your home today! Passaic County is giving out free radon test kits. Kits will be given out on a first come, first serve basis. Please Contact Christian Okpukpara...[Read More]

Date Published: 02/26/2020


University confirms high radon levels in Forbes

Air quality tests performed in the Forbes basement library measured radon levels of 7.5 picocuries per liter (pCi/L), University officials announced in a press release Wednesday. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommends that steps be taken to...[Read More]

Date Published: 05/11/2007


Learn How to Stay Safe from the Dangers of Radon

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will present an educational workshop on radon, and what you need to know to keep yourself and your family safe. According to The American Cancer Society, radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/27/2020


Free Radon Test Kits For Essex County Residents: Get Yours

January is National Radon Action Month. Starting January 16, 2020 Essex Regional Health Commission in conjunction with the Essex County Health Department and local health departments in Essex County will distribute free radon test kit to Essex County...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/17/2020


Essex County Initiates Radon Awareness Program

January is National Radon Action Month. Starting January 16, 2020 Essex Regional Health Commission in conjunction with the Essex County Health Department and local health departments in Essex County will distribute free radon test kit to Essex County...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/15/2020