Radon is a radioactive gas that can accumulate in homes and is the 2nd leading cause of lung cancer. .
The only way to know if your home has high levels of radon is to test. According to the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation, 1 in 5 five homes in Tennessee have elevated radon levels.
Tennessee residents may be eligible for a free radon test kit by calling 1-800-232-1139 or visiting tn.gov/environment/radon.