Mold Prompts Closure of School in Pennsylvania

Kerr Elementary School in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, had to be closed on September 17th, due to mold. School officials said extensive cleaning was performed over the last few days and they were waiting for the results of the air quality tests conducted afterwards. “It is important for you to know…

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Another Lawsuit Blames Linens at UPMC for Mold-Related Death

On April 20th, a lawsuit was filed against the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Shadyside hospital, Pennsylvania, blaming linens for mold-related death of a patient in October 2015. According to the lawsuit, leukemia patient Katherine Landman died due to a mold infection that she allegedly caught through linens provided by…

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Hillsborough Township School District Spends $342,000 for Mold Removal

Hillsborough Township School District, New Jersey, has spent $342,000 to clean up mold at Hillsborough High School. The mold was discovered in 11 rooms, including the video-conference room, auditorium, 2 teacher work rooms, and 7 classrooms. According to high school Principal Karen Bingert, 8 out of the 11 rooms have…

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Klamath-Trinity School District Closes Schools Due to Mold Issues

The schools in Eastern Humboldt County’s Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District have been closed due to mold issues. The Superintendent of Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District Jon Ray said in a statement, “Effective today, we are required to take immediate health and safety measures involving remediation due to mold. These…

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Venice Public Library to Shut Down Due of Mold Infestation

Sarasota County Commission has decided to shut down the Venice Public Library, Florida, due to mold problem. Authorities said the decision for shutting it down was taken because the building is 50-year-old and it would be very expensive to renovate and repair it. Sarabeth Kalajian with Sarasota County Libraries said,…

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