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Here’s how to stay safe from wildfire smoke amid reduced air quality

June 8, 2023
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Smoke from wildfires in Canada has spread across most of the U.S. Northeast, triggering air quality alerts in 13 states. The poor air quality extends as far south as the Carolinas. Wildfire smoke and ash can irritate eyes, nose, throat and lungs, making you cough or wheeze and can make it hard to breathe, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

Article Source: WBAL News-Radio

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