Where to Get a Radon Test Kit

The Nevada Radon Education Program offers low-cost, short-term (2-4 day) and long-term (3-12 months) radon test kits. Test kits include the test device, instructions, a postage-paid return mailer and the laboratory analysis report.

Get a short-term radon test kit

Short-term (2-4 day) test kits normally cost $11 plus a $5 shipping fee (if purchased by mail) for out of state residents. Test kits include the test device, instructions, a postage-paid return mailer and the laboratory analysis report. Test kits are free during the months of January-February. They can be picked up at your local extension office.

There are several ways to get a short-term (2-4 day) test kit.

  1. Visit one of the Nevada Radon Test Kit locations. To save time, complete and submit the short term test kit request form below, print the email confirmation and bring it to the nearest Extension or partner office (by appointment only.)
  2. Receive a test kit by mail:
  • Complete and submit the short term test kit request form below, then print the email confirmation and send it to Extension’s Radon administration office, 4955 Energy Way, Reno, NV 89502. Include a check or money order made out to Board of Regents for $16 (the kit cost of $11 and a $5 shipping fee).
  • Order a short-term radon test kit at Eventbrite using American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa. There is a $5 shipping and nominal online handling fee in addition to the $11 kit price.

Watch the video below to learn how to use your short-term radon test kit



Get a long-term radon test kit

Long-term alpha track test kits (3-12 month tests) cost $15 plus shipping (if purchased by mail). Test kits include the test device, instructions, a postage-paid return mailer and the laboratory analysis report.

There are several ways to get a long-term (3-12 month) test kit.

  1. Visit one of the Nevada Radon Test Kit Locations, fill out a form and purchase a kit for $15 with cash or check. To save time, complete and submit the long term test kit request form below, print the email confirmation and bring it to the nearest Extension or partner office. 
  2. Receive a test kit by mail:
  • Complete and submit the long term test kit request form below, then print the email confirmation and send it to Extension’s Radon administration office, 4955 Energy Way, Reno, NV 89502. Include a check or money order made out to Board of Regents for $20 (the cost of the kit and $5 shipping fee).
  • Order a long-term radon test kit at Eventbrite using American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa. There is a $5 shipping and nominal online handling fee in addition to the $20 kit price.
Howe, S. 2020, How and Where to Get a Radon Test Kit, Extension | University of Nevada. IP

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Nevada Radon Education Program

The Nevada Radon Education Program is a partnership with the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health to educate Nevadans about the health risk posed by elevated levels of radon in the home. The Extension program offers literature, educational presentations and low cost radon test kits in many county Extension and partner offices.