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Follow the links below to learn more about mold and mold cleanup in your home. Further resources can also be found under the resources section of the Frequently Asked Questions. We encourage you to explore the information provided . If you would like more information, contact the Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, PO Box 2659, Madison, WI 53701-2659, (608) 266-1120, or email the webmaster at webmaildph@wisconsin.gov.

All external hyperlinks are provided for your information and for the benefit of the general public. The Department of Health Services does not testify to, sponsor, or endorse the accuracy of the information provided on externally linked pages.

Mold and Health

Damp Indoor Spaces and Health- National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, Board of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Adverse Human Health Effects Associated with Molds in the Indoor Environment- American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Healthcare Facilities- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control

Fungal Contamination in Public Buildings: Health Effects and Investigation Methods (Exit DHS; PDF, 4.7 MB)- Health Canada, 2004

Guidance for Clinicians on the Recognition and Management of Health Effects Related to Mold Exposure and Moisture Indoors (PDF, 1.1 MB) - University of Connecticut Health Center, 2004

General Mold Facts

Mold Resources- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Mold- National Center for Environmental Health (CDC)

Mold in Buildings

A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture and Your Home- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Controlling Molds and Mildew (exit DHS; PDF, 78 KB)- UW Cooperative Extension

Moisture and Air: Problems and Remedies- Canadian Home Mortgage Corporation

Mold Assessment and Remediation

Creating a Healthy Home: A Field Guide for Clean-up of Flooded Homes (exit DHS; PDF, 2.7 MB)- Developed by Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. and the National Center for Healthy Housing, 2008. This guide is meant for do-it-yourselfers and contractors who need to clean-up mold in flooded homes before starting to rebuild or renovate.

Guidelines on Assessment and Remediation of Fungi in Indoor Environments (exit DHS; PDF, 71 KB)- New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 

Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

IICRC S520 Mold Remediation Standard- Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification

OSHA Technical Manual- U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Environmental Microbiology Accredited Laboratories- American Industrial Hygiene Association

Ozone Generators: Assessment of Effectiveness and Health Consequences- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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Last revised: August 12, 2014