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Stay Safe in the Smoke!

  Regular air quality updates for our region can be found at nvair.ndep.nv.gov. With several summer fires roaring through our region and air quality levels reaching a “moderate” to “unhealthy for sensitive groups” smoke level, it’s important to be mindful of our surroundings and make small adjustments to our daily routine to stay safe. Carson Tahoe Health recommends everyone start to consider the following precautions in times of moderate or worse levels: Stay inside Refrain from exercising outdoors Keep hydrated to suppress a cough and help prevent smoky air from settling in lungs Limit use of vacuums or gas stoves Keep windows and doors closed, and use air conditioning if possible to help filter air throughout the house When driving …