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January is National Radon Action Month

Each year upwards to 22,000 people die from radon-induced lung cancer. We’ve given away our supply of free test kits BUT the NC Radon Program is making a limited supply of FREE radon test kits available. Go to to order your free kit. Tell them you heard about it from Alamance County Environmental Health!

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Time for Radon Testing

As the turning of the seasons brings colder weather to North Carolina and families close windows to keep warm, it is an excellent time to make plans for radon testing in your home. Radon is the odorless, colorless gas that is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. The effects upon…

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Health Department Continues to Work with Partners on Ebola Preparedness

BURLINGTON –Alamance County Health Department is one of a number of local health departments in the state that has begun monitoring individuals who recently arrived in the United States from West Africa. Alamance County is complying with federal guidelines to monitor all travelers from Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea. The guidelines state that individuals who…

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