Community members learned of dangerously high concentrations of cadmium, arsenic and other toxic heavy metals in some Portland neighborhoods
Air Quality: a public health problem Pages
Follow these recommendations for outdoor activity based on current air quality
Air Quality Awareness Week 2022 is May 2 – May 6 but air quality information is relevant year round. Click around and learn more about air quality in Multnomah County.
Dust masks commonly found at hardware stores keep out large particles like sawdust. They won’t protect the lungs from smoke.
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Multnomah County residents breathe the dirtiest air in the state and face the highest risk of pollution-related cancer, due in large part to the region’s cars, trucks and trains.
People may be asked to prepare for evacuation from their homes because of wildfire. Find out what the evacuation levels mean and how to prepare
When smoke moves in, it’s important to protect the air in your home.
The following letter was sent to Gov. Kate Brown on Feb. 18, 2016 from Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury and Portland City Mayor, Charlie Hales.
First aid information during a smoke event
Ozone is one of the six common air pollutants regulated by the federal government. In Multnomah County, ozone can reach unhealthy levels on hot sunny days.
Se puede pedir a las personas que se preparen para la evacuación de sus hogares debido a los incendios forestales. Descubra qué significan los niveles de evacuación y cómo prepararse
Tips to prepare for emergencies and protect your pets’ health during hazardous conditions
What to do if a wildfire causes unsafe air in your area
Qué hacer si un incendio forestal genera aire no seguro en su área
Wildfires threatened Clackamas and Washington County homes while heavy smoke socked in over Portland Metro. Conditions change quickly. Here's what to know.
2020 年 9 月 Multnomah County 的野火威脅狀況
Сентябрь 2020 года Угроза лесных пожаров в округе Малтнома
Khatarta Dabka Kayntu u leeyahay Degaanka Multnomah ee Sibtambar 2020
Tháng 9 năm 2020 Nguy cơ cháy rừng ở Quận Multnomah
Los incendios forestales amenazan las casas de los condados de Clackamas y Washington mientras que una densa capa de humo cubre el área metropolitano de Portland. Las condiciones cambian rápidamente.
Wildfire seasons in Oregon are becoming longer and more intense. This means more bad air days from wildfire smoke in Multnomah County.
Conditions can change quickly! Bookmark these sites, track air quality, and adjust your activities