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Limited supply of radon test kits available online this year

Homeowners in the Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) area are encouraged to test their homes for radon. According to KFL&A Public Health, a high percentage of homes in the area are affected with high radon levels. From Sunday, Nov. 1 to Monday, Nov. 30, KFL&A Public Health will

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Local Health Unit offering radon test kits

After stating that high radon levels had been found in an “alarming percentage” of homes in the region, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health is now selling radon test kits. The local Health Unit is encouraging residents to test their homes for radon levels, and, beginning Friday, Nov.

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Severe financial, legal barriers to remediation amidst KFL&A radon prevalence

According to a Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health study, over half of the homes tested in KFL&A have radon levels above World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, leaving residents at risk of lung cancer. The report cited radon as the second leading cause of lung cancer, and

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