Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 10:00am
Air quality is currently ranging from the “Moderate” to the “Unhealthy” categories of the Air Quality Index.To track regional air quality, visit the Idaho Smoke Blog AirNow Website. For AQI health-related information, visit: AQI Basics.
The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare has two charts that may be of interest: Community Guide for Staying Healthy During Wildfire Events and School Activity Guidelines for Wildfire Smoke Events.
Sensitive groups include:
- Infants, children, pregnant women, elders
- People who have high exposure (those who work, exercise, or spend extensive time outdoors)
- People with existing health
conditions or chronic diseases like asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, heart
disease, COPD or diabetes.
AirNow Website: airnow.gov
Idaho Fire Information Blog: idahofireinfo.com
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare: Wildfire Smoke and Your Health
Idaho Smoke Information Hotline: 1-800-345-1007