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

Cataloging Information

  • air quality
  • health impacts
  • mitigation
  • public health
  • sensitive populations
  • smoke components
  • smoke exposure
  • wildfire
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Record Last Modified: April 14, 2023
FRAMES Record Number: 23712


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)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2016. Wildfire smoke: a guide for public health officials. 76 p.