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Radon Program

Clinton County Radon Outreach


The Clinton County Health Department has received a grant from the Iowa Cancer Consortium for Clinton County Radon Outreach. The grant is available now and will continue until all funds are used or June 1, 2017, whichever occurs first.
Clinton County Radon Outreach seeks to partner free private well water testing with free short-term radon testing. Up to 300 households will be able to receive one free short-term kit, with set-up included at no charge.
For more information or to request your free short-term radon test kit, please call the Clinton County Health Department at (563) 659-8148.
If a homeowner does not wish to participate in the grant program, or wishes to buy additional short-term radon test kits, kits will still be available for purchase at the Clinton County Health Department.


The Clinton County Health Department:

  1. is a local source for information/consultation and referral in cases of radon related concerns

  2. provides low cost test kits to the public upon request

 

Order a Radon Kit

Testing for Radon:

 
Radon is a natural radioactive gas that can cause cancer. You can’t see, smell or taste it, but radon may be in your home. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), radon is the first leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers and the second leading cause of lung cancer in smokers. Testing for radon in your home is inexpensive, easy and can save lives. Do-it-yourself test kits can be purchased through the Clinton County Health Department at 226 11th Street, DeWitt, Iowa. If you have questions about how to use your test kit, contact us at (563) 659-8148.
 
Homeowners can pick up kits at the Clinton County Health Department:
  • Short-term test kits for $7.00 each
  • Long-term test kits for $22.00 each (must be preordered – call in advance)
 
Homeowners can request that kits be mailed to them:
  • Mailed short-term kits for $8.00 each
  • Mailed long-term test kits for $24.00 each
 
To request that a kit be mailed to you, download and print the order form below. Enclose the form along with a check or money order payable to the Clinton County Health Department for the cost equal to the number of test kits you are ordering. There is no additional cost besides the test kit – these prices include the postage-paid test kit, shipping, analysis of the kit(s), and a report to the end user.
 
Click here for the radon test kit order form.

 
If you are unable to print the order form, write or type the same information from the form on a sheet of paper and send it to the Clinton County Health Department at 226 11th Street, DeWitt, Iowa.
 
At this time, we are unable to take credit cards or bill after shipping.
 
Contacts:
Iowa Radon Hotline at 800-383-5992