Doug high welcomes heather wehrheim from the american lung association, who talks about national radon action month, and how you can protect yourself and your family from the deadly gas the . Indianapolis—january is national radon awareness month, and state health officials are encouraging hoosiers to test their homes for the cancer-causing, radioactive gas radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the united states, according to the us environmental protection agency (epa . During national radon action month, the health department is encouraging everyone to learn more about radon and take action to protect their homes and families. January is national radon month for a reason – this is the generally the time that the greatest concentrations are found because we have closed the vents in our . Radon is a deadly gas that may be lurking in your home it’s the second leading cause of lung cancer behind smoking — the leading cause of lung cancer among january is national radon action .
January is national radon action month radon on the radar in will county january is national radon action month it’s going to want to move into the house and maybe move moreso than . Did you know that your home could be harboring toxic levels of radiation in the form of radon gas to raise awareness of this silent killer, january has been designated national radon awareness month. January is national radon action month you can't see it, smell it or touch it the #1 cause of lung cancer outside of smoking is a radioactive gas that everyone breathes in every day , usually at low levels, according to the national cancer institute. National radon action month did you know that your home could be harboring toxic levels of radiation in the form of radon gas to raise awareness of this silent killer, january has.
Learn from state radon programs that employed successful media outreach strategies, collaborated with key partners and conducted targeted outreach to increase the number of homes tested for radon in their states during national radon action month. National radon action month is just one part of the epa’s larger plan to eliminate radon concerns in nebraska, iowa, and missouri and all across the country the national radon action plan, released late last year, is a collaboration among several organizations dedicated to reducing radon risk in 5 million homes and saving 3,200 lives . January is national radon action month, when epa joins with states and a number of national organizations to spread the word about the importance of testing for radon january is a great time to test because that’s when doors and windows are shut to keep out the cold, leading to test results that are likely to show a home’s maximum radon level. We’re going to kick off national radon awareness month — and the new year — with a comprehensive radon information guide what does that mean exactly instead of featuring a relevant news story, or similar piece we’re going to outline all of the information we have available here at radon resources. The environmental protection agency (epa) has designated january as national radon action month the epa notes that “exposure to radon is a preventable health risk and testing radon levels in your home can help prevent unnecessary exposure.
A national public service announcement (psa) that was released to television stations across america in january, national radon action month, is reinforcing this recently updated health advisory. January is national radon action month county residents are encouraged to test their homes for radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer during the month of january, montgomery county is joining a nationwide effort to educate homeowners and renters on the dangers of radon gas and the importance of testing every home. National radon action month by jamie betts | published january 1, 2018 - updated january 2, 2018 exposure to radon causes lung cancer in non-smokers and smokers alike.
This month is national radon action month, and dhec is encouraging all south carolinians to test their homes for the silent killer radon is a cancer-causing, radioactive gas that you cannot see, smell, or taste. Learn about successful national radon action month activities and events to increase radon awareness, promote radon testing and mitigation and advance the use of radon-resistant new construction practices. January 2017 is national radon action month by sally murdoch did you know lung cancer can affect people who have never smoked a day in their lives radon is the .
Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless and invisible gas produced by the decay of naturally occurring uranium in soil and water read the national radon action . January is national radon action month radon is an odorless, colorless, radioactive gas radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the united states, second only to tobacco. Sacramento - january is national radon action month and the cold winter months are the best time to test for this odorless and colorless gas cdph is offering free .
National radon action month radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in america and claims the lives of about 21,000 americans each year . January is national radon action month, and joe stroeher of stroeher radon mitigation services of elk horn says winter is the best time of year to test your home for radon. Helena – january is national radon action month, and the us surgeon general, the environmental protection agency (epa), and the montana department of environmental quality (deq) encourage montanans to protect their health by testing their homes for radon.