Mold

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.

Program in Brief

What You Need to Know About Mold

Cleanup and Remediation
Fact sheets from CDC and EPA on mold cleanup, removal and remediation.

General Information
Basic facts about molds, exposure, adverse health effects, and prevention.

Related Issues
Information and links on mold-related issues, such as hurricane-related damage.

Partner Resources
Useful documents and FAQs about mold from various federal and state agency resources.

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Mold Prevention Strategies

Aftermath of Hurricanes & Major Floods

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Clean up Mold Safely

Recommendations for protection

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Information: Facts About Mold

How mold affects your health

Page last reviewed: August 30, 2017