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States Promote 2020 Radon Poster Contest and Amplify through Media Outlets

by Margaret Henderson

Nevada, Pennsylvania, Missouri and Connecticut are soliciting entries for the 2020 Radon Poster Contest and some are amplifying their messages through news releases and media coverage.

In “Nevada Radon Poster Contest 2020 now open to students; submit by October 31,” News 4 reprinted the Nevada announcement from the University of Nevada, Reno, Radon Education Program at https://mynews4.com/news/local/nevada-radon-poster-contest-2020-now-open-to-students-submit-by-october-31

Nevada’s article “Cancer-causing gas awareness contest offers cash prize,” covers the poster contest at http://naes.agnt.unr.edu/PMS/Pubs/1510_2019_02.pdf?utm_source=publications&utm_medium=pub-offsite&utm_campaign=pub-link-clicks&utm_content=2587

Pennsylvania’s poster contest was featured in:

· Latrobe Bulletin’s article “DEP invites schools to submit student entries for 2020 Radon Student Poster Contest.” See https://www.latrobebulletinnews.com/news/local/dep-invites-schools-to-submit-student-entries-for-radon-student/article_de2fe72c-8d2f-51cb-ae15-39b26dad0ece.html. PA Environment Digest featured the same article.

· The Borough of Jenkintown’s article “2020 Radon Poster Contest for Students,” at http://jenkintownboro.com/2019/10/2020-radon-poster-contest-for-students/

The Pennsylvania announcement can be found at https://gallery.mailchimp.com/2bf840c6884ff7b90b065e93c/files/0b2a3e5f-cf1b-4332-9c53-bad941f56b89/2020_Radon_Poster_Contest_Flyer_for_PA.pdf

Missouri announced its contest through https://health.mo.gov/living/environment/radon/pdf/postercontest.pdf

Connecticut provided information on its contest at

https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/Departments-and-Agencies/DPH/dph/environmental_health/radon/pdf/PosterContestRules-20192020.pdf?la=en