What is radon?
Radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas present in the soil. Radon can lead to lung cancer when it gets into buildings where we breathe the radon and it's radioactive decay products.

Radon is undetectable except through specific testing. Every home in Iowa should be tested for radon. Most people start the testing process by using a do-it-yourself radon test kit. Testing for real estate transactions is a little different, call for information 1-319-892-6000 or www.lchh.org

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1. I am selling my home that has a septic system and a well. A lending company says I need to have them checked. What do I do?
2. My business needs to install equipment that requires venting. Do I need a permit for my air exhaust?
3. How would my child become lead poisoned?
4. Where can I get the 8-hour Lead Safe Renovation, Remodeling & Painting training?
5. What is radon?
6. Where can radon test kits be purchased?
7. Can new homes be built to lessen the entry of radon into the home?
8. Can my work, home or school be inspected for indoor air quality (IAQ) concerns?
9. Why can I not burn my leaves and garden material when I live in Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha or Marion?
10. Where can I get my child tested for lead poisoning