Learn more about environmental health and how you can promote healthy homes by visiting the following Web sites:
Mould and Your Health is a booklet and DVD produced as a result of the National Strategy to Address Mould in First Nations Communities. It shares information about mould and its potential health risks, how to recognize mould in your home, how to clean up small amounts of mould, and how to prevent mould growth. Check it out at www.healthcanada.gc.ca/mould.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers a wealth of valuable resources on mould prevention and remediation, as well as indoor air quality resources. Please visit www.cmhc.ca/mold to learn more.
In addition to the above Web sites, your local health centre and environmental health officer are valuable sources of information. Contact yours today to learn more about how you can make your home a healthier and safer place.