National Radon Action Month

January is National Radon Action Month.  The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Radon Education Program is offering free short-term radon test kits.

Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas that is colorless, odorless and tasteless.  It rises from the ground, accumulates in homes, and can raise your risk of lung cancer.   A simple three-day test kit will be available at the Douglas County Cooperative Extension offices from January 2nd through February 28th.  They are located at 1325 Waterloo Ln at Gardnerville .

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