Mold Growths can Threaten Hospitals and Other Medical Facilities in South Florida

Mold Abatement Companies Keep Medical Facilities Safe

Mold Growths can Threaten Hospitals and Other Medical Facilities in South Florida
Patents with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to mold-related illnesses contracted in hospitals.

With its high humidity and warm temperatures, South Florida makes a perfect setting for the growth of mold in houses, apartment buildings, retail locations, medical buildings, warehouses and other structures across the area. As exposure to mold can bring a whole set of symptoms and harmful effects for people, the presence of mold becomes particularly troublesome in medical settings like hospitals, clinics and surgical centers, where people may have weakened immune systems and have difficulties in fighting off infections. Across the region, hospitals, doctors’ offices, laboratories and other medical facilities can turn to leading mold abatement companies for reliable mold remediation south florida services. These companies can monitor facilities for mold spores and quickly eliminate mold spores before they sicken patients or staff.

Mold can Cause Numerous Symptoms

Hospitals across South Florida should take proactive steps to limit the harmful effects of mold on patients. Hospitals in Fort Lauderdale such as Holy Cross Hospital, Broward Health Medical Center and Fort Lauderdale Hospital can hire mold removal fort lauderdale companies to deal with mold outbreaks in patient rooms, bathrooms and other areas of their campuses. Miami-area hospitals like Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami Mercy Hospital and Miami Children’s Hospital also strive to keep their facilities mold-free. Mold can imperil the health of patients, nurses and doctors, especially in they have long-term exposure to mold. Mold can cause rashes, headaches, asthma attacks and respiratory symptoms like coughing, sneezing, wheezing and runny nose, among other symptoms. As many patients face serious medical challenges already, hospitals should do all they can to prevent nosocomial infections caused by mold.

Mold can occur anywhere that moisture is found. In medical facilities, mold can grow under the sinks found in many examination rooms, as well as in bathrooms and kitchens. Mold can also grow in attics, on walls and in flooring.

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