Document


Title

Wildfire Smoke: A Guide for Public Health Officials
Version: 2016
Document Type: Guide / Handbook / Manual / Protocol
Author(s): Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Year: 2016

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • air quality
  • health impacts
  • mitigation
  • public health
  • sensitive populations
  • smoke components
  • smoke exposure
  • wildfire
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Record Last Modified: April 8, 2020
FRAMES Record Number: 23712

Description

This guide 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. The 2016 version has been updated with the assistance and expertise from a number of federal and state agencies, and includes many updated website links and references.

Online Link(s):
Link to this document (2.0 MB; pdf)
Citation:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2016. Wildfire smoke: a guide for public health officials. 76 p.