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Radon is a radioactive gas found in all buildings in contact with the ground in Canada. Accumulations of high levels of radon is a serious health risk for Canadians. Radon is the #1 cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. The only way to know if you have a high radon level in your home to test. In response to this serious health concern, libraries across the country have launched radon monitor library lending programs. These programs provide patrons access to borrow digital radon monitors to use as a screening tool. Health Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (CARST) and the Canadian-National Proficiency Program(C-NRPP) have developed a Radon Monitor Lending Program Guide to ensure that libraries have adequate support, education, and resources to effectively deliver these programs. Included with the Guide are a Radon Lending Booklet template, online follow-up survey, and resources to help libraries maintain digital monitors, ensuring they are functioning correctly. Please join Health Canada on June 7, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. EDT to learn more about radon and Health Canada’s National Radon Program and the radon monitor lending program guidance. Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) +1 647-557-1930,,855584365# Canada, Toronto Phone Conference ID: 855 584 365# Find a local number | Reset PIN Learn More | Meeting options Please feel free to share the webinar with colleagues that may be interested in attending.