- Smoke from wildfires is causing dangerous air quality conditions in the US and Canada. Smoke can irritate your lungs, cause inflammation, affect your immune system, and make you more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19 or other lung infections. Protect yourself by considering CDC’s recommendations and monitoring daily forecasts at AirNow.gov. CDM designed graphics in Spanish, English and Haitian Creole with these recommendations that you can share with your community.
- In addition to wildfires, rising temperatures this season pose serious and life-threatening risks for millions of workers. National COSH has free resources for workers and advocates on the matter. You can find the resources on the site for the Heat and Climate Justice Campaign.
- According to the CDC, one in five adults in the United States who have had COVID-19 still have “long COVID.” You can listen to the testimony “Living with Long COVID” published in Enlace Latino Podcast.