The key message: don’t postpone urgent or preventive care. Now more than ever it is important to stay in contact with your healthcare provider.
Air Quality: a public health problem News
Red Cross Shelter for evacuees closes Wednesday night, moves to motels. The Joint Office of Homeless Services keeps emergency shelters for wildfire smoke open
Multnomah County should expect poor air quality to persist, even as conditions slowly improve
Filters and purifiers are best. But even without those, still seal your home to keep out the most dangerous air
Clackamas Fire and Portland Fire & Rescue confirm the fires in Clackamas County are not moving in a way that would shift any part of Multnomah County to an evacuation level.
Current air quality is worst in known history and harmful even to healthy people; increase in asthma attacks and increased risk of heart attack and stroke
Get information about toxic metals emissions and what’s being done to protect the public's health on saferair.oregon.gov.
Air Toxics: Questions and Answers updated April 22, 2016