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Lung Association Urges Californians to Create a Clean Room in Advance of Wildfire Season

American Lung Association shares tips to protect lung health as Southern California’s fire season approaches. LOS ANGELES (April 6, 2021) – Climate change is a public health emergency. Longer and more severe wildfire seasons due to rising global temperatures produce harmful smoke with far-reaching health impacts. In 2020, there was 57,000 wildfires in the U.S. […]

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Some information – Living with smoke pollution

From Mono County Health Department Living With Smoke First the Lion Fire, now Ferguson and others–wildfires are burning all over the West again and smoke pollution is becoming part of our lives. The purpose of this communication is to share information on smoke pollution, focusing on health concerns, understanding air quality and approaches to reducing exposure. […]

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Officials offer recommendations with smoky conditions

Wildfire Smoke: Air Quality Conditions and Public Health Recommendations Joint press release Smoke from numerous wildfires throughout California and Nevada including the Ferguson Fire, outside Yosemite National Park, and the Lions Fire near Mammoth Lakes are affecting local air quality. Persistent smoky conditions are impacting communities and residents throughout Mono, Inyo, and Alpine counties. The Great Basin Unified […]

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