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  • Blastomycosis

    … lives in moist soil and decaying wood and leaves. Illness can occur two to 15 weeks after breathing in the fungal spores. Symptoms can include cough, fever, chills, muscle aches, joint …
    • Updated on May 25, 2022.
  • Choose Safe Places

    • Updated on August 19, 2022.
  • Mercury: Cleaning Up Small Spills

    … close to the floor. Children who crawl or play in these areas are at higher risk of breathing these vapors. Cleanup process Preparation Clear the area Do not allow people whose … be contaminated. You cannot vacuum these since vacuuming puts the mercury in the air, and breathing mercury is more harmful than touching mercury. Things to consider include the amount of …
    • Updated on January 11, 2022.
  • Carbon Black

    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Cyclopentadiene

    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Methane

    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

    • Updated on November 02, 2022.
  • Home Heating Oil Spills

    … your local health department and home insurance agent. Prevent exposure It is best to avoid breathing the fuel oil fumes and minimize skin contact. Fuel oil contains many substances which … Health Concerns Brief exposure to fuel oil will not usually cause long-term harm. However, breathing fuel oil vapors in an enclosed space like a basement can cause some short term …
    • Updated on January 12, 2022.
  • Atrazine

    • Updated on January 12, 2022.
  • Cadmium

    … in air. Kidney damage and/or kidney stones can form as a result of eating, drinking, or breathing elevated levels of cadmium. …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • 1,2-Dichloropropane (DCP)

    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • 1,1,1-Trichloroethane

    … billion by volume (ppbv). The action level is considered to be protective of public health. Breathing 1,1,1-TCA for a lifetime at 940 ppbv is very unlikely to be harmful to people. If …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • First Death from Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with COVID-19 Reported in Wisconsin

    … your child is showing any emergency warning signs of MIS-C, such as lingering fever, trouble breathing, chest pain or pressure that does not go away, confusion, inability to wake up or stay …
    • Updated on February 18, 2022.
  • Rhinovirus and Enterovirus

    • Updated on November 02, 2022.
  • Coronavirus

    • Updated on January 11, 2023.
  • Dose of Reality: Safer Use/Harm Reduction

    … risk for an overdose. Consider your physical health. People living with asthma or other breathing problems, kidney issues, liver issues, and HIV are at high risk for an overdose. More …
    • Updated on October 12, 2022.
  • Chloroform

    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Childhood Communicable Diseases

    … particles released by infected persons during coughing, sneezing, singing, talking, and breathing. Local decision makers should refer to the COVID-19: Healthy Kids webpage to find …
    • Updated on August 29, 2022.
Last revised February 1, 2023