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Indoor Air Quality
Indoor Air Quality
The Department of Health Indoor Air Program began in the late 1980's. It's goal is to improve the health of Floridians by reducing exposure to indoor air contaminants. The primary function of this program is to provide advice and expertise to Floridians with indoor air concerns in residences, schools, health-care and public facilities. The program currently consists of a statewide indoor air coordinator in Tallahassee, and environmental specialists working through County Health Departments to provide Indoor Air Quality expertise to the public. We do not offer inspection services.
Contacts for Indoor Air Quality - Local - List of county health departments with environmental health and indoor air quality contacts.
Contacts for Indoor Air Quality - State - State health department contacts for radon or indoor air quality.
Carbon Monoxide Information - Information on the prevention of Carbon Monoxide poisoning and links to other resources.
Copper Corrosion Associated with Imported Drywall - Premature Corrosion and Evaporator Coil Failure Possibly Associated with the Presence of Imported Drywall.
Indoor Air Quality Complaints in Apartments and Hotels - Where to go when you have an IAQ problem in an apartment or hotel.
Indoor Air Quality in the Workplace - Information regarding IAQ in the workplace.
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Indoor Mold and Health
Frequently asked questions and additional resources.
Note: Licensure and regulation of mold assessors and remediators in Florida is handled by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Mold Related Services and Home Inspectors section.
Guidance for Clinicians on the Recognition and Management of Health Effects related to Mold Exposure and Moisture Indoors (1.12 MB PDF).
Other Links of Interest
Radon and Indoor Air Program pages - Measuring and mitigating radon in your home.
Florida Environmental Public Health Tracking - Environmental hazards, exposure, and health effects.
Environmental Public Health Tracking Bed Bugs Videos
US Environmental Protection Agency's Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tools for Schools (TfS) Program.
US Environmental Protection Agency's Indoor airPLUS provides information on mold, pests, gases, etc.
Environmental Law Institute's Guide to Tenants.
Florida Bar Association information for Tenants
Legionella Toolkit (546 KB PDF file opens in new window) - Information on Legionnaires disease.
Resources for locating Specialized Medical Expertise
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