St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction offers free kits to test for exposure to radon gas in homes.
The kits include collection instructions and a report of findings. To obtain a kit or more information, contact Debra Hesse at 298-2351 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Radon is a colorless, odorless, naturally occurring radioactive gas that constitutes the second-leading cause overall of lung cancer and leading cause of lung cancer among people who don’t smoke. Colorado residents face a higher level of risk from elevated radon levels with half of homes in the state above federal levels deemed safe.