Reduce smoke exposure

Local public health leaders say many people were not prepared to deal with smoke when the Camp Fire hit. Here are some tips on how you can be prepared.

Posted: Jul 9, 2019 6:14 PM
Updated: Jul 9, 2019 6:14 PM

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## are you prepared to deal with smoke from wildfires? statewide... temperatures continue to break records... increasing the risk of wildfires. the winds can easily carry particles through the air....right into your home or business. local public health and air quality leaders say, many people were not prepared to deal with smoke when the camp fire hit. with the camp fire, we had so many days with hazardous air conditions, and a lot of folks, me included when t to pick up a high efficiency filter and they were all sold out. if people got ready now, that would probably be beneficial. here's a look at recommended steps to reduce smoke exposure: keep spare high- efficiency filters in storage if you have a central air system. h-vac filters should be rated merv-13 or higher. check with your doctor about what to do during smoke events if a family member has heart or lung disease, including asthma. have a plan to manage your condition. ###
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