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Mold

Homeowner's and Renter's Guide to Mold Cleanup after Disasters

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This document was developed by EPA, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), the and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  It summarizes basic procedures for mold remediation after flooding and other disasters. 

Key Messages:

  • Wear personal protective equipment. Wear an N-95 respirator at a minimum, goggles, and protective gloves.
  • Use portable generators carefully, outside and away from the home, to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning and fires.
  • Ensure the mold cleanup is complete before reoccupying your home.

The guide is available in two languages:

English and Spanish

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