Mold in the News

Mold-Help.org scans state and local articles and updates in all publication formats for news about individuals and institutions plagued by mold infestations and sickness. Our goal is to provide information and resources to assist you in designing your own recovery initiatives.

This section is grouped by various categories according to the situational nature of the articles. The most current articles are listed at the top of each news-worthy category.

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Personal Mold Stories

These testimonials and industry articles about people just like you who have experienced mold issues are a great source of information.

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The latest Mold news

COVID-19 Courses of Action

For sure, we must all take steps to protect ourselves, our families and our communities. For a moment, let’s all take a deep breath, and think through the things we can do to avoid COVID-19. Follow these COVID-19 courses of action. Avoid anyone who is ill. That’s hard to do, but someone may be contagious […]

Simple and Easy Ways to Prevent the Coronavirus

Do everything you can to protect yourself and enhance your health!! These steps will also prevent the flu as well as the coronavirus COVID-19 from spreading. Most Important Fact COVID-19 is spread from person-to-person between people who are in close contact (within about 6 feet). The respiratory droplets from coughs or sneezes are the culprit. […]

Construction Workers Are Learning to Control Dust and Debris

Summary In Georgia, Construction workers are learning to control dust and debris created during hospital construction. They are taught Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) practices at the Carpenters Local Union in Hermantown, Georgia. Currently, this type of training is not mandatory. The carpenters in training are learning how to seal rooms. They also received instructions […]

Massachusetts Courthouse Shut Down Due to Mold

A recent press release on WebWire raised concerns about the district Massachusetts Courthouse shut down due to mold. The courthouse is located near Boston.

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NJ Senate Passed Mold Legislation

Summary The NJ Senate Passed Mold Legislation! This is great news for the residents of New Jersey. Unfortunately, it comes too late for thousands of NJ residents who have suffered from loss and mold illnesses.

Complaints of Moldy Schools in 2020

In 2019, some of the most common mold-related news stories carried complaints about moldy schools. As parents, this is disturbing news. There are few things more important than the safety of our children in schools or daycare programs. And, there are already complaints of moldy schools in 2020.

Military housing is terrible.

Residents Complain of Mold in Military Housing

Summary Residents complain of mold in Military housing. Just search Google and check out the list that appears. Actually, it’s astonishing that military families are often exposed to horrible living conditions. The Army released a report in September 2019. It states that residents at 48 of 49 bases have issues. To clarify, top concerns are […]

Mold-Help.org in 2020

In 2019, the Mold-Help.org editorial staff launched an updated web portal. We managed the process with respect for the hundreds of posts we published over the past 17 years. And, we continued to post current news, information and resources about sickness and loss caused by mold. Our goal, then and now, is to offer practical, […]

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Help Your Family Stay Well During Flu Season!

Help your family and friends stay well this flu season! No one wants the flu! I realize this email is not really about mold. It’s about being sick, and right now, my husband is sick with the flu, Poor man! He is miserable. But, because I am so susceptible to mold and airborne pollen, I […]

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Every Season Has Mold Challenges – Moldy Christmas Trees?

Most everyone agrees that fall leaves develop mold. They become extremely moldy over time as they decay. My sinuses swell up from just walking through them. Raking them can put me in the bed for days. But what about moldy Christmas trees? I didn’t know that my Christmas tree could also make me ill. No […]

Aspergillus Mold Problems Persist at Seattle Children’s Hospital

Update 2/27/2020 Aspergillus mold closed Children’s operating rooms twice. The CDC identified an old humidifier as the cause of the mold outbreak. The humidifier was turned off for more than 10 years. But, it was switched on again in 2018 and 2019 before the two mold outbreaks. And in 2020, aspergillus mold problems persist at […]

No Laws Regulating Toxic Mold in Schools

Summary Jamie Green, Superintendent of Trinity Alps School District in California, reached out to CBS13 to help investigate how dangerous breathing mold spores could be to teachers and kids in classrooms. And to find out why no one was doing anything about it. Mold in schools is often under investigated. The answer – no required […]