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General Information

Radon is a gas that comes from the breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water. It occurs naturally in the earth, but can become a problem when it builds up indoors. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer.

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Contact Information

Call the Department of Health at 1-800-458-1158 ext. 27556 or (518) 402-7556.

New York State Department of Health
Bureau of Environmental Radiation Protection
547 River Street
Flannigan Square, Room 530
Troy, NY 12180-2216

If you live outside of NY contact your State's radon program: State Radon and IAQ Coordinator Contact List

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Radon Level Maps and Statistics

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Laws and Regulations

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Additional Resources

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Source: New York State Department of Health