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Posted on: September 11, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Air Quality Alert: Emeryville Community Advised to Stay Inside Today

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Emeryville Area residents impacted by the dangerous air quality are advised to:

  • Stay indoors with windows and doors closed, where air quality is better.

  • Keep indoor air cool if possible.

  • Set home and car ventilation systems to re-circulate to prevent drawing in outside air.

  • Stay hydrated by drinking water.

  • Limit or avoid outdoor recreational and sports activities.

  • Use an air filter, especially if there are household members with heart disease, asthma or other respiratory conditions, or elderly persons and children.

  • Avoid using wood-burning stoves or fireplaces, lawn mowing, leaf blowing, burning candles and incense, barbecuing, smoking.

  • If possible, leave the affected area for the duration of a heavy smoke event

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