Wildfire Smoke Information in the Northwest Territories

Publication Date
August 5th, 2021

Who is at risk from wildfire smoke exposure? 
Not everyone exposed to wildfire smoke will be affected in the same way. Individuals at increased risk for adverse health effects include: people with existing respiratory and cardiovascular conditions, infants and young children, the elderly, pregnant women and the fetus, and possibly other groups (diabetics, smokers and people participating in sports or strenuous work outdoors).
 

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