Air quality and your health

woman wearing mask in smoke

With a large portion of the country impacted by wildfire smoke this summer, many Veterans are experiencing prolonged symptoms like excessive coughing or difficulty breathing after exposure to smoky air. The best thing you can do during these events is to just stay inside and run the air conditioning.

For those with pre-existing respiratory conditions, make sure you have an adequate supply of medications nearby and contact your local clinic or health care center if you have any questions or concerns.

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