Action Alert! Wildfires and Emergency Preparedness: Resources Available

DENVER – Wildfires are quickly spreading across California. State officials have estimated that 11 lives have been lost, at least 16 fires are currently raging, and more than 100,000 acres of vineyards and forest were destroyed.

NEHA is saddened at the devastation that has so quickly impacted the American west, and is committed to supporting the courageous public and environmental health professionals in the area.

To help those working to address this state of emergency and contain the fire, we compiled a list of resources that we hope can help those working on the frontlines.

Please share these resources with all who may need them.

Resources Cover:

  • Home air cleaners
  • Actions to take
  • Fire response resources
  • Sample forms

About the National Environmental Health Association

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is professional society with more than 4,500 members in the public and private sectors as well as in universities and uniformed services. NEHA's mission, "to advance the environmental health and protection professional for the purpose of providing a healthful environment for all" is fulfilled in the products and services offered by NEHA to advance the environmental health professional through credentialing, training, education, networking, professional development, and policy involvement opportunities. Learn more about NEHA at

Release Date: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017