What is Radon?

Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that forms naturally in soil. Radon can easily seep into homes through the foundation and become part of the air we breathe. Long term exposure to radon can increase the risk of lung cancer. In fact, radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, and is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers.

Radon Testing and Mitigation

The only way to know if your home has radon is to test for it. Learn more about radon testing here.

If your radon test comes back with elevated radon levels, there are steps you can take:

If you have questions or would like additional information about radon, radon testing, or radon mitigation, please email publichealth@broomfield.org or call 720.887.2220.