Oregon Smoke Information

**Información en español abajo** The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory for the Jefferson County, Warm Springs and Lakeview areas due to smoke from nearby wildfires. DEQ and partner agencies will continue to monitor smoke in these areas. Smoke levels can change rapidly depending on weather. Check current conditions on DEQ’s Air Quality Index or by downloading the free OregonAIR app on your smartphone. Smoke can irritate people’s eyes and lungs and worsen some medical conditions. Young children, adults over 65, pregnant women, and people with heart disease, asthma or other respiratory conditions are most at risk. Protect your health when smoke levels are high: Stay inside if possible. Keep windows and doors closed. Avoid strenuous outdoor activity. Be aware of smoke in your area and avoid places with the highest levels. Use high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters. These can be portable filters or can be installed in indoor heating, ventila

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