Air quality

Air quality causes DEQ delays

MEDFORD, Ore. — The DEQ station in Medford on Biddle Rd. had to shut down one of it’s lanes early Friday morning because of air quality. The DEQ manager said when the air quality gets over 200 or in the very unhealthy …

Fewer home buyers due to smoke

https://youtu.be/4Nif05IHYlI MEDFORD, Ore. — While the smoke in Jackson and Josephine County linger, local real estate agents are seeing a reduced number of home buyers because of the poor air quality. Coldwell Banker Pro West Real Estate says it’s losing clients due to …

Free N-95 masks available from AllCare Health

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A regional healthcare provider will be handing out free masks to help protect residents from wildfire smoke. AllCare Health said, “These special N-95 protective masks are for limited protection against smoke and ultra-fine particles. It’s recommended that anyone …

Air quality “hazardous” in Shady Cove

SHADY COVE, Ore. –  Smoke from wildfires is continuing to cause air quality concerns across the region. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality said on Friday that air quality in the community of Shady Cove reached “hazardous” levels while the rest of …