- Washington Smoke Blog http://wasmoke.blogspot.com/ contains information about smoke as well as active wildfires.
- National Weather Service http://www.weather.gov/ has weather related alerts, including air quality.
- Washington State Department of Health’s Wildfire Smoke page http://www.doh.wa.gov/CommunityandEnvironment/AirQuality/SmokeFromFires/WildfireSmokeexplains the harm of wildfire smoke.
Residents should avoid outdoor exposure to unhealthy air. Attached is the “Air Pollution and School Activities” table for specific recommendations based on air quality conditions. However, KCPHD does have face masks available. For more information about wildfire smoke and face masks, please visit https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/Pubs/334-353.pdf.
For more information about health concerns relating to air quality or informational resources, please contact KCPHD at (509)-962-7515.
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us