How to Breathe Easy in Wildfire Smoke

Woman wears a mask outside on a smokey day

Deanna from PeaceHealth shares this informative article from their blog with some steps you can take to protect your health when the air quality is poor…

When wildfires create smoky conditions, it’s important to take extra steps to protect your health. Wildfire smoke can irritate your eyes, nose, throat and lungs. It can make it hard to breathe and cause you to cough or wheeze.

Children, pregnant women and people with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or heart disease especially need to reduce their exposure to wildfire smoke.

Continue reading here: How to protect your health

Posted on September 15, 2020 at 11:02 am by

Categories: Health & Wellness, Safety

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