Health advisory issued in Siskiyou County due to smoke

YREKA, Calif. – Smoke from recent fires is triggering a health advisory for Siskiyou County.

Sensitive groups, people with heart or lung disease, older adults, children and teens are advised to take the following steps to reduce exposure to smoke:

  • Choose less strenuous activities (like walking instead of running) so you don’t breathe as hard.
  • Shorten the amount of time you are active outdoors.
  • Be active outdoors when the air quality is better.

Siskiyou County Health and Human Services said you can visit to find the air quality in your area.

For more information about how you can protect yourself from smoke, visit

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