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Type: Guide / Handbook / Manual / Protocol
Author(s): Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: 2016

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 Links
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.

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Alaska    California    Eastern    Great Basin    Hawaii    Northern Rockies    Northwest    Rocky Mountain    Southern    Southwest    National
  • air quality
  • health impacts
  • mitigation
  • public health
  • sensitive populations
  • smoke components
  • smoke exposure
  • wildfire
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FRAMES Record Number: 23712