CDC’s Mold Web site provides information on mold and health, an inventory of state indoor air quality programs, advice on assessment, cleanup efforts, and prevention of mold growth, and links to resources.
Cleanup and Remediation
Fact sheets from CDC and EPA on mold cleanup, removal and remediation.
Basic facts about molds, exposure, adverse health effects, and prevention.
Information and links on mold-related issues, such as hurricane-related damage.
Useful documents and FAQs about mold from various federal and state agency resources.
Homeowner’s and Renter’s Guide to Mold Cleanup After Disasters
Guidance from CDC, EPA, FEMA, HUD, and NIH on safe mold clean-up after a natural disaster
Indoor Environmental Quality: Dampness and Mold in Buildings
NIOSH dampness and mold assessment tool for schools and general buildings
WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality: Dampness and Mould pdf icon[PDF – 2.65 MB]external icon
World Health Organization review of scientific evidence on health problems associated with building moisture and biological agents.