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

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


Where can I get a radon test kit?