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By David Martin
Editor 

Hazy skies raise health concerns

 

August 9, 2017



Hazy skies have become a common sight throughout Southwestern Wyoming as smoke from numerous fires in the western United States and Canada comes through the area.

The smoke has resulted in healthcare professionals warning residents with respiratory problems to stay indoors because of the declining air quality.

Sweetwater County Public Health released a media release encouraging people to avoid heavy outdoor exercise. Public health’s release stated those with heart and respiratory conditions are susceptible to smoke-related complications. A separate release issued by Memorial Hospital of S...



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