Answers to Common Healthy Homes Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about healthy homes.

What is indoor air quality?

Indoor air quality is how the air in a person’s home, workplace or other indoor location can affect their health and comfort, according to the Occupational Safety and Health AdministrationOff Site Icon (OSHA).

Indoor air quality can be affected by a variety of factors, according to OSHA, including:

  • chemical exposure
  • humidity
  • mold caused by water damage
  • poor ventilation
  • temperature

Talk with your doctor to learn more about indoor air quality.

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Source: Ann DeClue, MD, Ann DeClue MD; Joseph Leithold, MD, Woodcroft Family Practice; Jennifer Philpot, CNP, Stillwater Family Care; Angelia Mickle, DNP, Jamestown Family Medicine