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Wildfire smoke, other smoke-related events, and your health

Questions and answers about the effects of wildfire smoke, and other smoke-related events such as burning tires or burning mulch, on human health.

Stay indoors as much as possible. When indoors, use air conditioning if available (see below). If it is necessary for you to be outdoors, reduce the time spent outside as well as the intensity of activities. Facemasks used to prevent Covid-19 exposure can also prevent exposure to wildfire smoke.