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UPDATE: Starke Elementary temporarily closing due to mold and fungi

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UPDATE, 8/27/13: The Bradford County School District released relocation transportation information for Starke Elementary students. Read it here.

UPDATE, 8/26/13:
The Bradford County School District has released an updated list of relocation schools that Starke Elementary students will attend Sept. 3. Read it here.


BRADFORD COUNTY, Fla. -- Starke Elementary is temporarily closing due to mold and fungi within buildings effective Friday, August 23, according to a release from the Bradford County School District.

After hearing concerns of mold at the school, a thorough air quality check was conducted by Pure Air Control Services and it was revealed that areas of Starke Elementary did not meet the standards of environmental quality.

READ PURE AIR CONTROL SERVICES' REPORT

As precaution, Superintendent, Chans Farnsworth has decided to resume classes at alternate locations on Tuesday, September 3.

READ THE LETTER TO PARENTS

According to a release, Starke Elementary School is partnering with other school sites and community partners to find classroom space to relocate students.

UPDATED LIST OF RELOCATION SCHOOLS FOR STARKE ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

The Superintendent recommends that if your child is zoned to attend Southside Elementary, Lawtey Elementary, Brooker Elementary or Hampton Elementary to return to their zoned school immediately.

The classes will resume at alternate locations on Tuesday, September 3 and parents will be notified of the changes via mail, phone calls, and through the Bradford County School District website BradfordSchools.org.

In addition, the information will be provided on the Bradford County School District Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/EducateBradford.

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It's not just schools where you have to worry about mold. Living in Florida with all the moisture we have here, your home or office can quickly become a breading ground for mold
    
The EPA said all types of molds have the potential to cause negative health effects.
    
Everything from triggering allergic reactions to asthma attacks. Mold can even produce potent toxins.

The key to mold control is moisture control.
    
Solve moisture problems before they become mold problems! If you already have a mold problem you can contact a mold remediation expert to help.

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