Aug 20, 2019 – Webinar: Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

Wildfires pose special risks to the lung health of people in the communities you serve.  Microscopic particles found in wildfire smoke cause everything from coughing and asthma flare-ups to heart attacks and premature death, especially for those with heart and lung diseases.

The American Lung Association invites you to join a webinar for health professionals to learn about the impacts of wildfire smoke and information and resources to protect your patients during the wildfire season.

Speakers: John Balmes, MD, Marcy Ballman, PHD, Wayne Chrowl, RRT, and Janice Nolen Date.

Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Time: 3pm Eastern, 2pm Central, 1pm Mountain, 12pm Pacific, 11am Alaska DT, 10am Hawaii DT

This live webinar is offered in conjunction with the American Lung Association, National Association of Country & City Health Officials, American Public Health Association, and the National Environmental Health Association. More information>