Wildfire Smoke Guidance California Department of Public Health
August 19, 2022: California Department of Public
Health (CDPHi) released a new guidance document on
wildfire as an update to previous guidance released in
The guidance provides essential information to those involved in
planning for and responding to California’s wildfire smoke
events. While the primary focus is Public Health, it incorporates
important information from related disciplines, including
environmental air quality regulation, to better prepare Public
Health Officials for this increasing threat.
Although Public Health Officials are the primary audience, this
information may be useful to hospitals and healthcare systems as
they plan for the impacts of wildfire smoke episodes.