Public Health Encourages Grey-Bruce Residents to Test Homes for Radon
Health Canada recommends measuring radon for at least three months, ideally during heating season.
Radon is an invisible, odourless, naturally occurring radioactive gas that can build up in any home – regardless of its size or when it was built.
Exposure to elevated levels of radon in the home can, over time, cause lung cancer. Radon is second only to smoking as the leading cause of lung cancer in Canadians, accounting for about 16% of al…