Mold in Cold Rooms Focus Sheet

 

Mold growth can occur in cold rooms when ambient humidity is high, where there is poor ventilation, insulation failure, or when wood, cardboard, and other porous materials that can grow mold are stored in the room. Prevent mold growth in cold rooms by controlling moisture and removing materials contributing to mold growth.

 

Training for COVID-19 Contact Tracers

The Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S), in coordination with local and state public health agencies, responds to suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the UW community and takes action to prevent further transmission. EH&S fullfills the University's public health responsibilities for COVID-19 case response, including contact tracing.

These videos assist with training new EH&S contact tracers.

 

COVID-19 Case Response

Updated January 18, 2022

The COVID-19 Response and Prevention Team in the UW Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S), in coordination with local and state public health agencies, responds to cases of COVID-19 in the UW community and acts to prevent further transmission.

The public health response activities include a risk assessment, guidance for self-isolation, notifications, and contact tracing.