NORTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR DECLARES MAY 2012 AS MULTIPLE CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY (MCS) AWARENESS MONTH
Christiane Tourtet B.A.
May 02, 2012
North Carolina Governor Beverly Eaves Perdue signed a proclamation declaring May 2012 as Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Awareness Month in the State of North Carolina. As stated in the Proclamation, people of all ages have developed a condition known as Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) often following either a single massive chemical exposure or repeated low-level exposures to chemicals in the environment, and that MCS is a chronic condition for which there is neither a proven treatment nor a cure, and which usually presents with several of the following signs and symptoms: chronic fatigue, muscle and joint pain, asthma, cognitive difficulties involving memory and concentration, headaches and other respiratory and neurological problems, and that MCS can have profound impact in the area of employment, housing, access, personal relationships, and economic well-being for those who have this condition.