Minnesota homes need to be tested for radon
Winter is the best time to test

Click Here to order a radon test kit for only $9.95

The cost of the kit includes postage, analysis and a report. There are no extra or hidden fees.

  • MDH has partnered with Air Chek, Inc. and local public health departments to make test kits available to local residents at low or no cost. A list of participating health agencies can be found here.

  • Every 25 minutes, a person in the U.S. dies from radon-related lung cancer. It is the leading environmental cause of cancer deaths and the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers.

  • More than 40 percent of Minnesota homes have dangerous levels of radon gas. Radon is odorless, colorless and tasteless. Testing is easy, inexpensive and only takes 3-5 days. Instructions on how to use the test kit can be found here.

  • Tests should be done in the lowest level of the home that is frequently occupied. Tests should not be done in laundry or utility rooms, kitchens or bathrooms.

  • More radon-related information can be found at the MDH Radon Webpage.

  • Any radon tests done during a real estate transaction should be conducted by a certified measurement professional

  • Radon levels in homes can be reduced by a certified radon mitigation professional.