Sobre la calidad del aire

Seguridad contra incendios forestales

La temporada de incendios forestales de California suele ser entre la primavera y el final del otoño. El Air District monitorea la calidad general del aire en el Área de la Bahía y notificará al público si el humo de los incendios forestales parece estar causando niveles elevados de contaminación por partículas en la región. 

Wildfire Safety Tips

Stay aware of local news coverage or health warnings related to smoke. Use common sense. If it looks smoky outside, avoid physical outside activities and don't let your children play outdoors. 

If you are advised to stay indoors, keep indoor air as clean as possible. Keep your windows and doors closed unless it's extremely hot outside. If you don't have an air conditioner, staying inside with the windows closed may be dangerous in extremely hot weather. In these cases, seek alternative shelter. 

Run your home or car air conditioner on recycle or recirculate. Keep the fresh air intake closed and the filter clean to prevent bringing additional smoke inside. 

If you have asthma or other lung disease, make sure you follow your doctor's directions about taking your medicines and following your asthma management plan. Call your doctor if your symptoms worsen. 

If you have heart or lung disease, if you are an older adult, or if you have children, talk with your doctor about whether and when you should leave the area.

Additional Resources

For wildfire health and safety tips, visit the CDC website and read the CDC Wildfire Information web page .

You can also view a wildfire safety video provided by the California Air Resources Board.

Wildfire Informational Videos

Watch the Air District’s informational video series, with tips and advice for protecting your health when wildfires are impacting air quality in the Bay Area.

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Last Updated: 17/05/2024