Interior Health Bulletin: Schools and Wildfire Smoke

"Why should I pay attention to wildfire smoke?

Wildfire smoke is a complex mixture of different air pollutants and is an important health concern for our region. As the climate warms, the number, size and length of wildfires have increased and seriously impacted air quality in British Columbia. Wildfire smoke causes episodes of the worst air quality that most people will ever experience in British Columbia."

Read the complete bulletin from Interior Health.