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Oregon Radon Awareness Program

Test your home. Protect your health.

The Oregon Radon Awareness Program educates the public on health hazards of radon gas, promotes radon testing and mitigation, and encourages radon-resistant new construction throughout the state.

What is Radon?

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas. Radon is found everywhere in the world. The natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water produces radon. Exposure to high radon levels over a long period of time can increase your risk of lung cancer. Testing your home for radon is easy, and the first step to reducing potentially high radon exposure. 

Oregon Radon Awareness Program Free Short-Term Radon Test Kit 

Oregon Radon Awareness Program provides a FREE short-term radon test kit to those living in areas of Oregon where little radon testing has been done. The purpose of the program is to identify potential radon risk in Oregon's ZIP codes. This information helps the Oregon Radon Awareness Program and partner organizations to understand radon risk levels in Oregon. 

Click here to see if you qualify.

Northwest Regional Radon Poster Contest 

Youth between the ages of 9 - 14 living in Idaho, Oregon and Washington are encouraged to participate in the regional radon poster contest! 

Contest Instructions:
Youth between the ages of 9 - 14 living in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Participants must be enrolled in a public, private, territorial, tribal, Department of Defense, home school or be a member of a sponsoring club, such as; scouting, art, computer, science or 4-H club. Only one entry per participant is allowed.

Contest Winners:
The winners of the 2023 Northwest Regional Radon Poster Contest have been announced! You can view the winners from Oregon, Washington and Idaho by visiting:

Check out the website for more information: Regional Radon Poster Contest