Stories tagged with: mold

July 10, 2013 - 7:45pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

The extreme amount of rainfall we've seen which flooded homes will have another concern soon: mold.

When there is extensive moisture it allows mold to grow on many materials that have dirt, dust or grease on them.

"Obviously there is going to be some stuff that you are not going to be able to save, furniture, carpet, anything really soaky, soggy mess are just going to have to get rid of it,” said Environmental Health Director, Mike Kirsch. “Hard surfaces, that...

June 19, 2012 - 10:25am
2 years 5 weeks ago

Dangers could be hiding in your home and a program this week wants to make your home healthier.

The Rambo Memorial Health Center will host a free program where three presenters will talk about the health effects of mold and radon gas and how to test and treat your home.

A nurse case manager at the health center said that someone experiencing a mold problem may have similar symptoms to that of an allergy sufferer.

"People that have things like COPD or they're...

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