Air quality and health update

From Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) and the health departments of Snohomish, King, Pierce and Kitsap counties,  who are committed to providing residents with health information to make decisions for their families: Yesterday, smoke was high up in the air, leaving our ground-level air cleaner than it looked. But pollution levels on the ground […]

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Hazy days: wildfire smoke and your health

NOTE: This posting first appeared on our blog in early August of 2017. The health information is still relevant anytime the air quality is declared unhealthy due to wildfire smoke. Wildfires from British Columbia have resulted in poor air quality here in the Puget Sound, as anyone who takes a look out the window can […]

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48 hours on the Colville Reservation: A wildfire response journal

Ali Jaffe-Doty is the Emergency Operations Manager for the Preparedness Section at Public Health – Seattle & King County. Last week, she deployed in response to a request from the state to assist the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation.

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