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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Radon testing kits available, for free

  • Kits at PCPH offices in Crookston, EGF and McIntosh, but supplies are limited
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  •     Polk County Public Health has received an additional supply of radon testing kits that are available to the public at no charge. Kits will be available at Polk County Public Health offices in Crookston, East Grand Forks, and McIntosh, however the supply is limited.    
        If you have any questions, call 281-3385.   
        The following comes from the Environmental Protection Agency website: “You can't see radon. And you can't smell it or taste it. But it may be a problem in your home. Radon is estimated to cause many thousands of deaths each year. That's because when you breathe air containing radon, you can get lung cancer. In fact, the Surgeon General has warned that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States today.”
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