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Wildfire Smoke Information

The links and documents below provide helpful information and advice about what how you can protect yourself and others during a wildfire smoke event. For more health information, contact your local health department:

  • Island County Public Health — (360) 679-7350
  • Skagit County Public Health — (360) 416-1500
  • Whatcom County Health — (360) 778-6000

NWCAA Monitors

Fire and Smoke Map (AirNow)

El Mapa de Incendios y Humo (AirNow) — Español

Tips for protecting kids from smoke pollution

Wildfire smoke and COVID-19

Smoke Information from Washington Department of Health

EPA Smoke-Ready Toolbox for Wildfires

Washington Smoke Information blog

Prepare for Fire Season

Wildfire information from the CDC

Washington Air Quality Guide (Washington Department of Health)

Mask use for children and pregnant people during wildfire smoke events

Wildfires and Indoor Air Quality in Schools and Commercial Buildings (EPA)

Guide for outdoor and public activities during wildfire smoke

Create a Clean Air Room (EPA)

How to Create a Clean Air Room (EPA Video)

EPA’s Research on DIY Air Cleaners

VIDEO: Build your own air cleaner (Washington Department of Ecology)

Protect your pets from wildfire smoke

Protect your large animals and livestock from wildfire smoke

Enjoy campfires safely (Washington DNR video)

EPA guide to indoor air cleaners/filters

U.S. Forest Service – Wildfire Risk to Communities

AirNow’s Air Quality Forecast

Washington’s Air Monitoring Network

NWCAA video: Using the PurpleAir map

Wildfire smoke and indoor air quality

Metro Vancouver’s monitoring information