The Central Connecticut Health District will be holding informational displays at local libraries about the importance of radon testing in the home.  These displays will include free information and materials about how to keep your family, pets and home safe from the dangers of radon, as well as free radon test kits provided from the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH).

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), exposure to radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and the number one cause among non-smokers. 

Informational displays will be held at the following libraries:

²  Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, 234 Kensington Road, Berlin: January 21, 2015 – 1:30pm to 3:30pm

²  Lucy Robbins Wells Library, 95 Cedar Street, Newington: January 20, 2015 – 1:00pm to 3:00pm

²  Cora J. Belden Library, 33 Church Street, Rocky Hill: January 22, 2015 – 1:00pm to 3:00pm

²  Wethersfield Library, 515 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield: January 23, 2015 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm

For more information, please contact Lori DiPietro, Health Educator by calling (860)721-2824 or via email at .