You can order double-sided outreach cards for free. One side contains instructions for wearing an N95 mask properly and one side contains information on how to reduce exposure to smoke. These cards are available through September and then will not be available, so order plenty now! It may take some time for these to ship … Read morePrinted Outreach Materials (FREE)
USFS has collected smoke ready social media that can be used and modified. https://sites.google.com/firenet.gov/wfaqrp-external/smoke-ready/smoke-ready-social-media This site also includes a few videos. In addition, EPA’s Pacific Southwest region has a video on protecting children’s health from smoke: https://youtu.be/yjjDSDfonik and a video explaining the Air Quality Index: https://youtu.be/NMVH0R8ycbI.
This guide offers detailed information on what public health officials should do to help their communities during wildfires. Look for updates on the post-publication updates page (coming soon: guidance on children’s use of respirator masks, and school air quality). https://www.airnow.gov/publications/wildfire-smoke-guide/wildfire-smoke-a-guide-for-public-health-officials/
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The fall and winter fires season has begun. Even though wildland fires miles away do not pose an immediate threat to the community, they have the potential to effect air quality outdoors and indoors. Something to consider is; changing filters in AC units frequently and acquiring indoor air filter units to minimize wildland fire … Read moreIndoor Air Quality