Mold Forces Student Relocation at Penn State Altoona

Boxes were passed around on Monday, October 1st as residents of Penn State Altoona’s Cedar Hall were forced to relocate when mold was found.

 Photo by: Noah Riffe (10/1/2018) - Boxes line the halls of the second floor of Penn State Altoona dorm Cedar Hall on Monday, Oct. 1st, 2018 as an outbreak of mold forces students to move out.

Photo by: Noah Riffe (10/1/2018) - Boxes line the halls of the second floor of Penn State Altoona dorm Cedar Hall on Monday, Oct. 1st, 2018 as an outbreak of mold forces students to move out.

The campus issued a release detailing that students will be moved into a hotel for seven to 10 days. A company has been hired to clean the mold.

 Photo by: Noah Riffe (10/1/2018) - Boxes line the halls of the second floor of Penn State Altoona dorm Cedar Hall on Monday, Oct. 1st, 2018 as an outbreak of mold forces students to move out.

Photo by: Noah Riffe (10/1/2018) - Boxes line the halls of the second floor of Penn State Altoona dorm Cedar Hall on Monday, Oct. 1st, 2018 as an outbreak of mold forces students to move out.

“Student health and safety are top priorities for Penn State Altoona,” the school explained in their release. PSU Altoona have also released resources for students affected by the mold.

 Photo by: Noah Riffe (10/1/2018) - Mellon Certified Restoration property damage repair truck outside Penn State Altoona dorm Cedar Hall on Monday, Oct. 1st, 2018 as an outbreak of mold forces students to move out.

Photo by: Noah Riffe (10/1/2018) - Mellon Certified Restoration property damage repair truck outside Penn State Altoona dorm Cedar Hall on Monday, Oct. 1st, 2018 as an outbreak of mold forces students to move out.