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Air Quality Resources

Health Professionals: Risks of Wildfires (Acute) (Web Page)
This fact sheet for healthcare professionals 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. (posted November 21, 2017)

Public: Risks of Wildfires (Acute) (Web Page)
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. (posted November 21, 2017)

Health Professionals: Risks from Wildfires (Aftermath) (Web Page)
This fact sheet for healthcare professionals provides information regarding the vulnerability of children in the aftermath of wildfires. The fact sheet lists recommendations before returning to the affected location and describes the potential hazards from fire damage including ash, debris, ash pits, damaged structures, and storage areas. The fact sheet also describes hazards from water damages, utilities, and psychological hazards. Preventative measures addressing the topics of protective masks and food are also included. (posted November 21, 2017)

Public: Risks from Wildfires (Aftermath) (Web Page)
This fact sheet for parents and community members provides information regarding the vulnerability of children in the aftermath of wildfires. The fact sheet lists recommendations before returning to the affected location and describes the potential hazards from fire damage including ash, debris, ash pits, damaged structures, and storage areas. The fact sheet also describes hazards from water damages, utilities, and psychological hazards. Preventative measures addressing the topics of protective masks and food are also included. (posted November 21, 2017)

Grand Rounds: Mitigating the Health Impact of Wildfire Smoke - March 29, 2017 (Article)
-- Learning Objectives -- By the end of this module, participants should be able to: * Identify scope of wildfires in the U.S. and identify interagency resources available. * Describe health impacts... (posted March 30, 2017)

School Environment, Health and Performance (Article)
This course qualifies for Continuing Education for Physicians, Nurses, Certified Health Education Specialists and Other Professionals provided by the Centers for Disease Control and its partners. CE... (posted November 7, 2016)

Grand Rounds: New findings on air pollution and pregnancy- February 9, 2016 (Article)
Presented February 9, 2016 -- Learning Objectives -- At the conclusion of this activity, attendees should be able to:   * List the air pollutants known to increase risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes... (posted February 9, 2016)

Particulate Matter & Public Health (Article)
This course is part of a series of short courses offered by the American College of Medical Toxicology on contemporary issues in environmental toxicology and environmental health developed by leading authorities... (posted September 24, 2015)

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