Indoor Air Quality 

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that indoor air quality involves the air that surrounds enclosed areas, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of people within that area. Health effects from indoor air pollutants may be experienced soon after exposure or, possibly, years later.

Common symptoms of short-term exposure:

  • Irritated eyes, nose, or throat
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness

 Possible health effects from long-term exposure:

      • Respiratory diseases
      • Cancer
      • Heart disease
Choose a topic to learn more about indoor air quality:

Asbestos                                Lead Poisoning   
Carbon Monoxide                         Mold                  
Cigarette Smoke                   Radon                     

 Click here for a list of common health issues related to
poor air quality in Wisconsin

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