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Respiratory health and smoke

Smoke from brush fires can aggravate residents who suffer from upper respiratory system conditions or heart and lung problems such as asthma and emphysema.

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County offers these tips for persons with respiratory problems:

  • Avoid physical exertion and outdoor activity in areas with smoke. This caution also extends to young children and the elderly.
  • Individuals who have respiratory conditions and do not have access to air conditioning should consider spending time in areas such as shopping malls, public libraries or museums.
  • If you feel you are experiencing adverse health effects, contact a physician for an evaluation or advice.
  • Residents are urged to exercise caution in accordance with local area conditions.

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