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Florida Radon Poster Appears as Snippet in Google Search

by Margaret Henderson

When searching “radon in Florida” the internet search return included an excerpt from “Radon Highlights” of the Florida Department of Health website. http://www.floridahealth.gov/Environmental-Health/radon/index.html Along with the excerpt appeared a snippet—a Florida radon poster winner.

One in five homes in Florida has tested with radon levels in excess of the 4 pCi/L EPA recommended action level. The Radon Highlights page gives a wide array of information. It includes a graphic and link to www.radonleaders.org. Testing requirements and recommendations are given in detail. Information on Radon Resistant New Construction (RRNC) includes a list of more than 60 contractors who have attended trainings on RRNC, the department’s sponsored Florida Homebuilders Association awareness trainings on the techniques of the Florida Statewide Building Code. A section of the website includes information from the National Radon Action Month. Finally, the site includes a poster winners, including the one featured in the snippet, “Don’t Put a Smile on Death’s Face with Radon!” http://www.floridahealth.gov/Environmental-Health/radon/Outreach/_images/hass-1st-stephanie-salgado.png

For information about radon in Florida, contact:
Florida Department of Health

Bureau of Environmental Health
Radon and Indoor Air Quality

4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #A08
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1720