Whether you’re new to Washington or you’ve lived here all your life, summers are changing. On this page, you can find resources for staying safe in the heat, while swimming, or during natural disasters like wildfires.
If you need help meeting basic needs for summer safety, like food, water, or air conditioning, call our Community Programs team. They can connect you to resources in your area.
- How to stay safe when the air is smoky
- EPA guidance on the right masks to wear during wildfire season
- Keep track of smoke with Washington Smoke Information Blog, or for a county-by-county breakdown, visit the Washington State Department of Ecology.
Watch the video below to see how to make a DIY air purifier: