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Posted on: December 20, 2018

What Every Homeowner needs to Know about Radon

Image of a house and question is radon, a radioactive gas building up in your home

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas produced by decaying uranium that you cannot see or smell. Breathing in high levels of radon gas can cause lung cancer over time. Radon gas is present in nearly all soils, and very low levels of radon are fou...

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

Weekly Flu and Disease Surveillance Report

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Learn what illnesses are being watched in your community and know what illnesses are going around.

Reports are published weekly from November-May and monthly from June-October. Find and view recent and previous disease surveillance reports.

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View the newest disease surveillance report (PDF) Health Department
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Free Water Testing of Private Drinking Water Systems

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40% of homes on a private onsite water system, like a well, are estimated to be vulnerable to contamination in Madison County. This water can have harmful germs or other contaminants while still looking, smelling, and tasting fine. Test your water regular...

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