Overview of the Program
The DOH Radon Program is part of the Bureau of Epidemiology in the Division of Disease Control and Health Protection. It was created by the State Legislature in 1988 to be a public resource for accurate information about radon, its health effects, how to test and how to fix radon problems. Our current legal description can be found on the Florida Legislature's web site in Florida Statute 404.056 (80 KB PDF). A copy of our administrative code 64E-5 Parts X and XII (previously 10D-91) can be found in these pages.
The Radon program was created with three primary missions:
The associated pages have a range of information from an overview of radon in Florida to ways of building to prevent radon entry. You will find a list of certified radon measurement and mitigation companies to provide you with radon related services or you may contact this office for advice on performing the services yourself. Finally, there are the requirements for the mandatory radon testing program and the forms used to report radon testing results.