Homes in La Plata County have 50-50 chance for unsafe levels of radon

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Homes in La Plata County have 50-50 chance for unsafe levels of radon

Health officials try to make it easy for residents to test homes
Katherine Burgess hangs a radon test kit from a coat rack in the center of her basement at her Durango home. After 14 years in the house, Burgess decided to find out if her home had issues with radon.
Brain DeVine, water and air quality program manager for San Juan Basin Health, leads a workshop about how to use testing kits for radon. If you live in La Plata County, there's a 50-50 chance your home will test above health and safety standards.

Homes in La Plata County have 50-50 chance for unsafe levels of radon

Katherine Burgess hangs a radon test kit from a coat rack in the center of her basement at her Durango home. After 14 years in the house, Burgess decided to find out if her home had issues with radon.
Brain DeVine, water and air quality program manager for San Juan Basin Health, leads a workshop about how to use testing kits for radon. If you live in La Plata County, there's a 50-50 chance your home will test above health and safety standards.

Homes in La Plata County have 50-50 chance for unsafe levels of radon

Brain DeVine, water and air quality program manager for San Juan Basin Health, said there's a lot of misinformation out there about radon. Health officials are trying to get residents to be proactive in testing their homes for elevated levels.

Homes in La Plata County have 50-50 chance for unsafe levels of radon

San Juan Basin Public Health does everything it can to make testing for radon easy for residents. Kits are free, postage is included and results are generally made available within a week or so.
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