We offer information and resources for radon testing and mitigation in your home.

Low-cost radon kits

Due to high demand, we are no longer taking requests for free radon kits. Low-cost radon test kits can be purchased online.

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer

Two in five Minnesota houses test high for radon

Watch Gregory Wheeler's story to learn how the Health Department helped reduce the radon levels in his home, keeping his family safe and healthy. 

Radon is an invisible, odorless gas that can:

  • Enter your home through the basement
  • Come from the dirt surrounding your home's foundation

The only way to know how much radon is in your home is to do a test. You can:

  • Buy a do-it-yourself test kit at a local hardware store, or
  • Hire a licensed radon mitigation specialist

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Contact us

Minneapolis Health Department




Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 520
Minneapolis, MN 55415