According to Washington State department of health
Air pollution can affect everyone, but some groups are especially sensitive. These include:
Older adults (over age 65)
People with existing health conditions including:
respiratory diseases including asthma and COPD
heart or circulatory disease
a history of stroke
Winds from the north is pushing smoke from British Columbia due to wild fires.
The Washington Air Quality Advisory says it is unhealthy for infants, children, pregnant women, adults over 65, and people with chronic health conditions, including heart disease, lung diseases, asthma or diabetes, or who have had a stroke...
With fires raging all around the Columbia Basin causing poor air quality, the Walla Walla school district has decided to cancel today's cross country meet. Kamiakin, Kennewick, and Southridge high schools had been scheduled to participate.