Healthy homes

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. You can't see it or smell it.  Testing is the only way to know if your home has high radon levels.
If your home was built before 1978, there may be lead-based paint in your home. Painting or renovation activities can create lead dust which can be inhaled or eaten.  Even houses not under renovation can contain peeling, chipping or cracking lead-based paint.
Never smoke in your home or car, or allow anyone to smoke near your children.  If you are ready to quit, call the Quitline for free help now.
Many common home building materials contain asbestos, regardless of age.  Have your materials inspected b a certified building inspector prior to renovation or demolition activities.
Mold and moldy materials should not be in your home.  Keep things clean and prevent or control mold in.
Use this handy app to asses your own home's air quality.
Explore our data portal for environmental hazards, exposures and health outcomes.
Contact your water provider to view the annual consumer confidence report.