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.
2024 Northwest Radon Poster Contest
January is Radon Action Month. This poster contest serves to raise awareness of harmful effects of elevated indoor radon levels and promote testing and mitigation of radon gas. First, second, and third place winners will be selected from each state (Idaho, Oregon, and Washington). Prizes: 1st Place $100, 2nd Place $75, 3rd Place $50, Regional (Tristate) Winner $300.
Learn more about last year's poster winners here
Radon Mitigation Training Opportunity
Kansas State University will be holding at radon mitigation training in Portland, Oregon & Boise, Idaho in January and February of 2024. Visit our Professional Radon Training page for more information.