During a natural disaster, health care concerns are not top of our list, but after the disaster these issues become real, very fast. The need for clean drinking water and sanitary sewer top the list. Then we assess the potential for future ailments, or sickness caused by the disaster itself. In the case of Minot, mold, mold spores and mildew will have to be dealt with carefully. Thankfully there are services and companies that can provide the services necessary to ensure the cleanup was done correctly. The following link is too an article discussing EMLab P&K IAQ Laboratory in California that will assist homeowners, contractors and restoration companies with testing of surface samples. These tests will ensure the mold, spores and mildew left behind from the flood are gone and people can continue to rebuild their lives without concerns for their health consuming their minds.
EMLab P&K Helps North Dakota with Mold Testing and Bacteria Testing After Flooding