Prepare now for smoke, unhealthy air quality
Last updated 7/28/2018 at 6:03pm
OLYMPIA – As wildfire season heats up, officials at the Washington State Department of Health are urging everyone in Washington to plan now for smoky days with poor air quality.
Simple steps to take now:
Identify where to find air quality reports for your area. The Washington Smoke Information Blog, has a map of current fires and air quality reports statewide. EPA’s Smoke Sense mobile app has location-specific information on smoke and health impacts.
If you or a family member has heart or lung disease, including asthma, ask your doctor what precautions should be taken when air qualit...