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Ensure your home is safe with a radon testing kit from UGA Extension

The fee for testing well water for uranium is $33.00 ($30 plus $3.00 shipping).
Radon Test Kits for checking the air in your home are available at the Monroe County Extension Office for $8.00

The Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratories (AESL) at the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension announces its new capability to analyze Radon in Drinking Water. The total cost of the test is $40/sample ($30 for test fee + $10 for prepaid overnight shipping label).
Due to some special considerations in measuring radon in drinking water, it is necessary to follow certain guidelines in collecting the sample. The detailed sample collection and submission protocol can be found at:
Necesasry forms and collection bottles are available at Monroe County Extension Office.

Living Well

Living Well CookbookThe Living Well - More than a Cookbook is filled with recipes from all fifty states. It provides research-based information as well as delicious time-tested recipes.

  • Special recipes from each state with the history and  culture or traditions related to the recipe
  • Food safety and preparation tips plus nutritional analysis
  • Research-based resources on stain removal and healthy lifestyle
  • Real life practical advice on family finances, home safety, going “green”, and manners that matter

The Living Well - More than a Cookbook is available for purchase at the Monroe County Extension Office. Cost - $30.

For more information, contact Dana Lynch, Monroe County Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, at (478) 994-7014.

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