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Radon Information

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What is Radon?

Radon is a naturally occuring odorless and colorless radioactive gas that originates from uranium within the soil. Exposure to radon, particularly for prolonged periods of time, has been connected to increased risk of lung cancer. Radon exposure is most harmful within enclosed spaces such as homes, schools, and office buildings where the gas is unable to naturally disperse. 

Colorado experiences high levels of radon statewide. Fortunately, there are many effective tools for identifying, monitoring, and reducing indoor radon levels.

Radon Test Kits

If you are a resident of Gilpin County, Colorado, free radon test kits are available. Please complete the form provided through the link below and a test kit will be shipped to you. You must live in Gilpin County, Colorado in order to request a free radon test kit.
Test kits are provided by Gilpin County Public Health and are typically funded with EPA and State grants, usually through the State Indoor Radon Grant.

Offers are only available while supplies last.

Order Radon Test Kits

 

Resources

Radon in Gilpin County - Infographic

CDPHE: Understanding Radon 

Testing Your Home for Radon 

Radon and Real Estate 

Radon: Johanna's Story

 

Gilpin County Radon Resources 

Radon in Gilpin County

Colorado Low-Income Radon Mitigation Assistance Program (LIRMA)

Gilpin County Radon Testing Services