Sunday, September 13, 2020
If you live in the Pacific Northwest, then you know it looks like a zombie apocalypse out there! The smoke is so thick, the sky looks orange. Please take this smoke seriously with your children, babies, and yourself (especially if you’re pregnant!). Air quality is VERY important for littles ones and pregnancies.
If you or your family are experiencing any of the following smoke inhalation symptoms, please contact your doctor or go to your nearest emergency room/urgent care center and make sure to follow the steps below to make your home more safe from the wild fire smoke:
Here’s what the Washington Emergency Management Division suggests for keeping your home’s air quality safe: https://tools.airfire.org/airtools/v1/pnw-smoke.html?lat=47.3&lng=-119.5&zoom=6&fbclid=IwAR0qxwFLpQjsQW-87QUAVhJ6sths-xtk3-BZDEvd-vnNO7GcuozYet53gac.
Here’s what the EPA says about keeping your home safe from smoke: