Wildfire Smoke: A Guide for Public Health Officials

Cover for Wildfire Smoke: A Guide for Public Health Officials

This document, originally developed by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), is designed to help local public health officials prepare for smoke events, to take measures to protect the public when smoke is present, and communicate with the public about wildfire smoke and health.

NOTE: This information was developed before the COVID-19 health emergency. Please supplement this information with the latest advice from state, local, Tribal and federal agencies, including the EPA website for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the CDC website for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Guide in sections:

New information developed since publication of the 2021 Guide:
Post-publication Updates

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Last Modifed: 09/2021 (88 pp., 7.2 MB)