American Red Cross
- What You Should Do as Canadian Wildfire Smoke Moves Across Parts of U.S.
- Phone assistance: 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767)
- Red Cross Mobile Apps and Voice-Enabled Skills/Actions
- Contact Loved Ones
Government and Other Resources
- Minimizing the Effects of Wildfire Smoke | U.S. Fire Administration (USFA)
- Air Quality Index (AQI). Local air quality can affect our daily lives. Like the weather, it can change from day to day. EPA developed the Air Quality Index, or AQI, to make information available about the health effects of the five most common air pollutants, and how to avoid those effects.
- AirNow Fire and Smoke Map allows you to check to make informed decisions about daily activities.
- National Weather Service. Active alerts, maps, air quality and more.
- When Wildfire Smoke Is Forecast to Let Up | The Weather Channel
- Air Quality Index (AQI) Apps. Consider using smartphone apps that provide real-time air quality information, such as the EPA’s AirNow app, PurpleAir, AirCare, or The Weather Channel app. These apps often include health recommendations based on current air quality levels.
Preparedness and Recovery
- Wildfires and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) | Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
- Smoke-Ready Toolbox for Wildfires | EPA
- Stay Safe During a Wildfire | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke | CDC
- Protecting Children from Wildfire Smoke | CDC
- Chronic Conditions and Wildfire Smoke | CDC
- Wildfires | American Lung Association
- How Wildfires Affect Our Health | American Lung Association
- Air Quality Forecast Guidance | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Mental Health Resources