All the rain we’ve been having is making mold counts go sky high and those with allergies are just miserable, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.
Pollen season is drawing to a close but sneezing continues for many according to Dr. Joseph Leija, who keeps the official pollen and mold count for the State of Illinois.
The frigid, snowy winter might help delay allergy season this spring, but mold and pollen problems could be worse than usual once allergy season is underway.
A state health inspector described a strong, musty odor after testing for mold inside Roosevelt College and Career Academy earlier this month.
After missing three days of class and about two weeks of half days at another school, students at Hinsdale Middle School were ready to go back to their own classrooms on Tuesday, after crews removed dangerous mold from their school.
For the past 10 school days students had been going to a neighboring suburb for classes on a split shift schedule.
Hinsdale Middle School says the majority of staff has reported health concerns related to mold that was found in the building – and the school will be closed at least another two days for cleaning and testing.
In a letter to parents from the school district, officials said a cleaning company “discovered possible mold growth, which has been sent in for testing.” CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
If you’ve felt your allergies kicking in, well, it’s that time of year. The latest readings show elevated amounts of grass and weed pollen, and mold.
It may still seem like summer for all intents and purposes, but fall allergy season is in full swing.
A company managing condominiums and apartment rental units is being accused of exposing residents to potentially dangerous mold and not telling them about it.
The Chicago Police Department says it is investigating reports of a mold problem at the Police Academy, at 1300 W. Jackson Blvd.
A woman claims in a lawsuit that her blood became infected with mold while she was working at a doctor’s office in the Southwest Side’s Garfield Ridge neighborhood.
One of the most serious concerns for homeowners after all the recent storms is the mold problem.
Many homeowners in the Chicago area lost tens of thousands of dollars after this weekend’s record-breaking storms. For many homeowners, using a shop vacuum and fan just isn’t enough to clean up their flooded basements.