Air quality in various locations statewide is being impacted due to current environmental conditions and active wildfires. WSU Campuses and Research and Extension Centers could be affected, particularly along the Puget Sound. The Washington State Department of Ecology monitors air quality, identifies people that may be sensitive to outdoor smoke and/or particulate concentrations in the air, and recommends appropriate precautions. For more information go to WSU Environmental Health & Safety’s Wildfire Smoke page at This page provides information on the health effects of wildfire smoke and links to various air quality websites including links to the Washington Department of Ecology websites with updated air quality information and appropriate precautions. If you have further questions please contact Environmental Health & Safety at 509-335-3041, your regional campus Environmental Health & Safety office or your local Health Department.