Radon is a radioactive gas that is found throughout the United States.  Radon gas can cause lung cancer and, in rare instances, stomach cancer.

NC Map of Radon Zones

Zone 1: Highest potential
Zone 2: Moderate potential
Zone 3: Low potential



For more information on radon gas and exposure, please visit the following websites:

Radon Program, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services

Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services

Radon Information, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publications on Radon

Radon in the Home, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Where can I get a radon test kit?

Certified radon measurement and mitigation professionals in North Carolina