Radon is a naturally occurring, odorless radioactive gas that causes lung cancer. Approximately one third of radon tests done in St. Croix County homes are above the US EPA guideline of 4 pCi/L.
Measuring Radon Levels
The only way to know the radon level in a house is to measure it. You can get radon test kits that meet EPA guidelines at the following county offices: Resource Management office in Baldwin; Community Development office in the Government Center in Hudson; or Public Health Department in New Richmond.
Radon Test Kits
Short Term Radon test kits can be purchased at the following locations:
St. Croix County-Public Health, 1752 Dorset Lane, New Richmond
St. Croix County-Community Development Office, 1101 Carmichael Road, Hudson
Long Term Radon test kits can be purchased by calling our office at 715-246-8370