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Fact Sheets for Families and Communities

Information on Health Risks of Wildfires for Children (Acute Phase)
Guidance for Parents and Families

This fact sheet for parents and community members describes the types of exposures to children during wildfires and focuses on the acute phase environmental hazards, smoke, and the health effects of smoke. The fact sheet provides recommendations for mitigating these exposure risks.
Published: August 2011