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June 14, 2010

Mould Poses a Health Risk

One of the potential health risks of water in your home is mould. Mould can create respiratory problems, headaches, fatigue and negatively impact asthma and allergies.

It's important to know what you can do to safely clean up and make your haven healthy after water thanks to heavy rains or flooding.

Recommended Reading

City of Winnipeg: After the Flood

City of Winnipeg EmergWeb

Government of Manitoba: After the Flood

Mould and your health

Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Mould Resources

Fighting mould

Indoor Air Quality

Getting Rid of Mould

About mould: health risks, clean up

Reduce your risk of mould

If you or someone in your household is experiencing health concerns because you've been exposed to mould, call Health Links - Info Santé at 788-8200 or 1-888-315-9257. Registered nurses can answer your health questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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