The microscopic fungus grows wherever moisture is present – in debris, inside walls, under floors, in attics. If not treated, mold can cause disease, trigger allergic reactions and damage materials long after the storm.

Please note: The Sussex County Division of Health does not investigate, inspect or test for mold.

New Jersey Department of Health, Environmental Health - Mold external link

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Mold external link

Mold and Your Home (EPA) external link

Floods (CDC) external link

Flood Cleanup (EPA) external link

Mold After a Disaster (CDC) external link

Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings