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posted on Oct 31, 2019

For more information:

Learn more about wildfire smoke: Wildfire Smoke, A Guide for Public Health Officials: https://www3.epa.gov/airnow/wildfire_may2016.pdf
Get air quality information: Check the airnow.gov website, or your state air quality agency’s website.
Air Quality Flag Program: This visual tool alerts schools and organizations and their communities to the local air quality forecast. https://airnow.gov/flag
Contact Poison Control at 1-800-222-1222 for emergency concerns regarding ingestion or exposure to hazards.
Contact your Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit with children’s environmental health questions: www.pehsu.net