Air Quality

Air quality
  • Air Quality Index

  • Index for reporting how clean or polluted the air is and guidance for physical activity and outdoor exertion.
  • Asbestos

  • How to find asbestos in homes, finding a licensed contractor to safely remove asbestos and health effects of asbestos.
  • Asthma

  • Sample action plans, professional education and training for coaches.
  • Carbon Dioxide

  • Common sources of CO2 and adequate indoor ventilation.
  • Carbon Monoxide

  • Common sources and safe levels of CO, and ways to prevent CO poisoning.
  • Formaldehyde

  • Health effects of formaldehyde exposure, products that contain formaldehyde and how to reduce exposure.
  • Hazardous Waste Sites

  • How to report a concern with a chemical exposure, how MDH evaluates sites where chemicals have been released.
  • Mold and Moisture

  • Health effects of mold, how to identify a mold problem and clean-up and removal advice.
  • Ozone

  • How ozone can affect health and how to reduce risks from exposure.
  • Particulate Matter

  • How people are exposed to particulate matter (PM), how it can affect health and how to reduce risks from exposure.
  • Radon

  • How to get a radon test kit, how to reduce exposure, mitigation advice, and resources for medical providers and mitigators.