Social Media Templates and Videos

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.

The Wildfire Smoke Guide for Public Health Officials

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/

Indoor Air Quality

  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