Exposure to air pollutants in wildfire smoke can irritate the lungs, cause inflammation, alter immune function, and increase susceptibility to respiratory infections, likely including COVID-19.
More and more people make their homes in areas that are prone to wildfires. You can take steps to be ready for a wildfire and prepare your home and landscaping to reduce your risk. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from a wildfire, evacuate safely during a wildfire, and how to stay healthy when you return home.
Take steps to be ready for a wildfire and prepare your home and landscaping to reduce your risk from a wildfire.
Stay Safe During a
Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones from wildfire smoke, power outages, and more during a wildfire.
Wildfire Smoke Social Media Graphics
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