Health Recommendations for Wildfire Smoke
JULY 03, 2012
DENVER — Smoke from wildfires can cause problems for those with respiratory and cardiac disease as well as the very young and elderly.
Most symptoms are short-term and resolve as smoke dissipates.
For vulnerable populations in smoky areas, general recommendations are:
- Make sure you have taken your medications as prescribed
- Stay indoors
- Limit exercise
- Consider leaving the area if smoke is making you sick.