Report Shows Bed Linens Might Have Caused UPMC Mold Outbreak

A recent report from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) reveals that bed linens might have caused the 2015 mold outbreak that was linked to the deaths of five patients. According to the report, UPMC found mold on a set of clean linens delivered to them by Paris Healthcare…

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Harper Creek Community Schools Closed due to Mold

Harper Creek Community Schools in Battle Creek, Michigan, have been closed after mold was found in three of the middle school classrooms. Calhoun County officials confirmed that mold was found on the carpet in three classrooms. The carpets were cleaned and sanitized after samples of mold spores were sent to…

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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…

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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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Franklin County Health Department Faces Mold Issue

The Franklin County Health Department building in Columbus, Ohio, was temporarily shut down on September 2, due to mold issues. According to Franklin County manager Angela Harris, the building was briefly vacated to seal off mold-infested areas for treatment. The staff was requested to vacate the building and customer services…

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