The Ground Up

Learn more about this deadly gas and how you can protect yourself and your family. Each file below is in PDF format. You will need Adobe PDF to view each file. Select an image on the left, file or link below to learn more about Radon and the steps that you should take in order to protect yourself and your family.

Radon Resource Center

Radon TestingRadon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas released in rock, soil and water that can build up to dangerous levels inside any home; this means new and old homes, well sealed and drafty homes, and homes with or without a basement. This PDF formatted flyer released from the EPA shares more important facts about Radon. Click on image to access this document.
Ohio Radon MapThis map is not intended to determine if a home in a given zone should be tested for radon. Homes with elevated levels of radon have been found in all three zones. All homes should be tested, regardless of zone designation. Click on Ohio map to access document.
RadonA Citizens Guide to Radon. This guide contains basic information about Radon in the home, how to test and read the results.
ODHVisit the Ohio Department of Health's Indoor Radon Program within the Division of Prevention, Bureau of Radiation Protection. This program is responsible for Radon Outreach and Education as well as Radon Licensing across the state of Ohio.