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National Radon Action Month

- A naturally occurring, radioactive gas released from rock, soil, and water
- Can accumulate to dangerous levels inside buildings
- We can't see, smell, or taste radon
- Can be a problem in any home, school, or building across the country

What is the problem?

- Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers
- Radon causes more than 20,000 lung cancer deaths annually in the United States

What is the solution?
- Test your home or building for radon
- It's the only way to know if you have a radon problem
- You can fix a radon problem
- Most homes can be fixed for about the same cost as other common home repairs

For more Information:

See the National Radon Action Month Web site

Test kits can be picked for $5 from
Siouxland District Health Department
1014 Nebraska St. Sioux City, IA 712-279-6119
Or your local hardware store.

Together we can save lives from
radon-induced lung cancer!

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June E Nylen Cancer Center

 Hours of Operation:

Monday ∼ Friday: 7am- 5pm

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