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The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Encourages Home Radon Testing

During National Radon Action Month, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) and Cheaha Regional Head Start led educational workshops for parents, volunteers and staff. The workshops emphasized the importance of radon testing and encouraged attendees to take action and test their homes for radon.

Cortland County Environmental Health Distributes 6,500 Radon Newsletters as Backpack Flyers to all County K-12 Students

The Cortland County Environmental Health Department, of Cortland, New York, has a long history of working with local school districts and private schools to share important messages about health safety. Last January it was able to take the message of radon risk prevention to over 6,500 community students and teachers! Using the funding provided by their current State Indoor Radon Grant from EPA, Cortland County was able to create flyers promoting awareness of environmental issues, then print and distribute those flyers in classrooms throughout the county.