Test Your Home for Radon

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Long-term exposure to high radon levels increases your risk of developing lung cancer. All homes have some level of radon. It is a
naturally occurring colourless, odourless, tasteless gas - the only way to know the level in your home is to test. 

November is Radon Action Month
Join us at a community meeting for more information about radon and how to test your home. A limited number of free test kits will be available to homeowners
at each session.

November 5, 2019 - 6-7:30pm
Carleton Place Public Library

November 14, 2019 - 12 1pm
Facebook Live Session
@LGLHealthunit Facebook page

November 21, 2019 - 6-7:30pm
Smiths Falls Office LGLD Health Unit in partnership with REAL

November 27, 2019 - 6:30-8pm
Cafeteria - Gananoque Secondary School

Testing radon levels in your home is easy. Test kits measure the average radon level over a period of at least 3 months.

What do my test results mean?
Health Canada recommends lowering radon levels that are greater than 200 Bq/m3 to reduce the long-term risk of lung cancer.
Mitigation measures are affordable and effective. A public health inspector can help you interpret your test results to decide
whether mitigation is necessary.

Radon test kits can be purchased starting
Nov 1, 2019 from our Brockville & Smiths Falls Offices for $20.00. 

For more information and to get a low-cost kit:
Call 1-800-660-5853 or email: radon@healthunit.org
Visit www.healthunit.org/radon

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