Nuns at Stanwood Convent Sickened due to Mold Infestation

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Nuns at Stanwood Convent Sickened due to Mold Infestation

The sisters of the Convent of the Meeting of the Lord in the Stanwood convent, Snohomish County, Washington, have been sickened by mold.

The sisters, who make and sell beeswax candles for a living, have recently discovered that their home is infested with mold.

They estimated cost of cleanup and repair is between $10,000 and $30,000.

One of the neighbors has started a Go Fund Me project to help meet the repair expenses.


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Flood-Affected Properties are at High Risk of Mold Infestation

Due to extraordinarily high rainfall this summer, floods have caused serious destruction across the country. There have been reports of deaths, injuries as well as property damage.

Experts recommend paying attention to possible mold infestation before moving back into the flood-affected properties. According to the experts, the flood water brings invisible pathogens with it while the air brings mold spores. Once a mold spore finds a wet, organic surface, it can multiply into as many as 12 million spores in just a 12-hour period.

Therefore, before you move back into your house after flood, you should ensure that mold is not there to harm your loved ones.


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Kane County Morgue Reopens after Mold Clean-up, Repairs

The Kane County morgue, which was closed last summer due to mold infestation and other issues, has recently been reopened.

The morgue was closed around 8 months ago, when several problems were detected including mold and freezer malfunctions. According to Coroner Rob Russell, the mold detected in the facility was non-toxic but it was necessary to clean it up.

An open house was organized on February 10 to mark the reopening of the morgue.

During the maintenance period, the morgue operations were shifted to DuPage County.