Jul 2, 2019

Practical Wildfire Smoke Preparedness Workshop (May 28th)


The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) held a one-day workshop in Prince George on preparing for wildfire season and smoke.

Are you worried about wildfire smoke and how it might impact your health?

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) held a one-day workshop in Prince George on preparing for wildfire season and smoke.

Sarah Henderson, a senior scientist with environmental health at BCCDC and a wildfire smoke expert, spoke at the workshop, urging people to take steps to protect themselves and their families from smoke/air pollution in advance of wildfire season.

The BCCDC provided a few resources for the public:

Health Effects of Wildfire Smoke

How to Prepare for Wildfire Smoke Season

Portable Air Cleaners for Wildfire Smoke

Composition of Wildfire Smoke

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