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>