Protect yourself

from wildfire smoke

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Limit time outside and avoid strenuous outdoor activity;

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Close windows and doors unless it is too hot to maintain safe temperatures indoors;

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Don’t add to indoor air pollution (e.g., cigarette smoking, burning candles);

Filter indoor air (HVAC system, HEPA portable air cleaner, DIY box fan filter);

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Set air conditioner to circulate;

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Seek cleaner air elsewhere if needed and possible;

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 If you must go outside, wear a properly fitted particle respirator, like a N95 mask.

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It is important to monitor symptoms of smoke exposure. Symptoms include burning eyes, coughing, throat and nose irritation, headaches, fatigue, wheezing and shortness of breath, irregular heartbeat, and chest pain. If your symptoms become serious seek medical attention immediately.

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