Mold, asbestos found at Montefiore Medical Center, staff members receive treatment

News 12 is told that dozens of staff

News 12 is told that dozens of staff members have been treated at the hospital's own occupational health service with respiratory symptoms. (March 26, 2014 4:28 PM)

Both asbestos and mold have been detected inside the walls of Montefiore's Family Health Center on East 193rd Street in Fordham.

Last month, a patient came to News 12 with mold concerns. Employees first detected a musty odor coming from a water-damaged part of the building months ago and complained. Even patients say they noticed it.

The hospital says analysis detecting asbestos was...

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