TAKE ACTION TO MINIMIZE MOLD, DAMPNESS FROM HURRICANE IAN

Florida Health Volusia County

Media contact: Wendi Jackson Public Information Specialist [email protected] Volusia County, FL. – As Floridians clean and repair storm-damaged homes and buildings, the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County, urges the public to take action to avoid poor indoor air quality. Moisture that enters buildings from leaks or flooding accelerates mold growth. Mold can cause … Read more

Home Clean-Up After the Storm

Florida Health Brevard County

September 28, 2022 Home Clean-Up After the Storm Contact:Cynthia Leckey, EH Director [email protected] Viera, FL — After a storm has passed, failure to remove contaminated materials from your home can be a health risk. If there is flooding, water must be removed as quickly as possible since it may be contaminated from overflowing sewage systems. … Read more

Risks to Water Supply Due to Storms

Florida Health Brevard County

September 28, 2022 Risks to Water Supply Due to Storms Contact:Cynthia Leckey, EH [email protected] Viera, FL—Heavy rainfall, especially if accompanied by a tidal surge or flooding, can contaminate the water supply. Drinking contaminated water may cause illness. Residents and visitors should not assume that a water supply in a storm-affected area is safe to drink. … Read more