On her most recent Extension Minute, MSU Extension Pondera County Agent Wendy Wedum shared some tips for cleaning up and repairing flood damage to your home or other buildings. She offers links to a couple of helpful publications:

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Wendy Wedum, MSU Extension Pondera County Agent (Photo: MSU/Gorham)

As spring continues, so does the snowmelt and rain. Remember to check for any water that has entered your home.  Small seeps to trickles to standing water create opportunities for mold to grow.  Mold can affect

Here is a helpful guide from the Centers for Disease Control:

On the same page, there is also a link to information on cleaning and disinfecting.

Exposure to mold can lead to asthma attacks, eye and skin irritation, and allergic reactions. It can lead to severe infections in people with weakened immune systems. Remember to take steps to clean, disinfect and dry any areas that were wet.

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