Where there’s wildfire, there’s health risk

Where there’s wildfire, there’s health risk | Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital.

Hot, dry weather increases the risk of wildfires. And smoke from wildfires can cause health problems—even if you’re not directly in the line of the fire. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report urging residents in areas affected by wildfire to stay alert and follow some simple precautions to decrease the risk of smoke-related illnesses.

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