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Healthy Homes:Healthy Environment
What Exactly is the Wind Chill Temperature Index?
Learn more about the wind chill temperatures and how to dress for cold weather at NOAA.

Do You Know What To Do With Your Old Computer Equipment??
Dell is making it easy for you to recycle your used computer equipment through Dell Reconnect, a partnership with Goodwill Industries.  To find out more click here.

Restaurant Inspections
The Kansas Department of Agriculture has authority over public food safety in Kansas.  To file a complaint, visit the KDA website at:  http://agriculture.ks.gov/divisions-programs/food-safety-lodging

This site has additional information on permits and licenses, starting a business, food recalls, farmer's markets and many other topics.

Private Water Wells
Two out of every five Americans rate their quality of water as poor. A government report shows that within the next 10 years, at least 36 states will face water shortages. Contaminated water kills three million people annually, making it the single leading cause of death.

New resources, including a hot line for owners of private water wells, are provided by Waterwell.org and the Environmental Protection Agency.  Check it out at: http://wellowner.org/

Kansas Radon
Radon is a naturally occurring, odorless, colorless invisible radioactive gas that can emanate from soil and become a health hazard when it builds up to higher concentrations in our homes, schools, and offices. Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, and the first leading cause of lung cancer in people who have never smoked.

For more information check out the KDHE Kansas Radon webpage or the Kansas Radon Program


Mold, Moisture and Your Home
Information and guidance for homeowners and renters on how to clean up residential mold problems and prevent mold growth is available on the epa.gov website