PITTSBURGH (AP) – The intensive care unit of a Veterans Affairs hospital in Pittsburgh that was shut down after mold was found in a ventilation system has been reopened.
Technicians discovered the mold Dec. 5 in an air handler during routine maintenance at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System hospital in the city’s Oakland neighborhood.READ MORE: 'I Hope He Gets Home Safely:' Pittsburghers Spot Escaped Steller's Sea Eagle Kodiak Around The City
Six patients were moved from the unit before maintenance work began. The VA spent five days cleaning up the mold and ensuring that additional mold wasn’t in any other heating and cooling units.READ MORE: 'We Feel There Is Enough Evidence:' Family Of Codi Joyce Calling For Grand Jury In Their Son's Death
VA officials said Friday the ICU was reopened after third-party testing found no additional mold in the area.Duquesne University Extends President Dr. Ken Gormley's Contract
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