Mold Closes Richmond Post Office

Post Office

NBC 12 News reports a Richmond post office has closed because of a mold problem. Officials are not sure if or when the post office will reopen. Mold was found at 3004 North Avenue on Friday. The USPS rents the building and the owner of the building must choose whether or not to resolve the mold issue. Until the mold problem is fixed, the building will remain closed. Many people who frequented this post office location are wondering if mold affected them. Only one retail worker was assigned to the post office, but there were 143 P.O. Box customers. Officials are currently unsure what kind of mold is in the building or how long it has been there.

Below are the top symptoms associates with mold-illness:

  • Fatigue and weakness
  • Headache, light sensitivity
  • Poor memory, difficult word finding
  • Difficult concentration
  • Morning stiffness, joint pain
  • Unusual skin sensations, tingling and numbness
  • Shortness of breath, sinus congestion, or chronic cough
  • Appetite swings, body temperature regulation
  • Increased urinary frequency or increased thirst
  • Red eyes, blurred vision, sweats, mood swings, sharp pains
  • Abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating
  • Tearing, disorientation, metallic taste in mouth
  • Static shocks
  • Vertigo, feeling lightheaded

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