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Children's Health and Wildfire Smoke


In May 2021, federal agencies, along with academic and community partners, convened a workshop to explore Children's Health and Wildfire Smoke Exposure. The meeting explored explore issues related to children’s health and school activity guidelines, air quality sensors, indoor air in schools, and mask wearing. Participants identified the current best evidence and public health messaging recommendations on this issue.

This recommendations document can be found on the AirNow website, along with a Workshop Summary that includes additional insights on research needs, mental health, and tribal perspectives.

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