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Post-Flooding Mold Tips


Colorado Springs, Colo. – City leadership would like share the following information and resources as they relate to post-flooding mold:

Due to the September flood events there is an increased occurrence of mold in affected homes.  Mold is a common side effect of flooding, as it can grow on almost anything when there has been water damage, dampness, or high humidity.  There are potential health risks associated with being exposed to certain types of mold, which may include fatigue and inability to concentrate. Below are additional resources:

                     

 

  • El Paso County Public Health

1675 W. Garden of the Gods Rd., Suite 2044

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

(719) 578-3199

healthinfo@elpasoco.com          

 

  • Pikes Peak United Way (211)

518 North Nevada Avenue

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

(719) 632-1543

http://www.ppunitedway.org/ourimpact/dial211