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News Release: DEQ issues air quality advisory for parts of Jackson County due to wildfire smoke

Statewide, OR—The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and Jackson County Public Health officials are advising campers, outdoor recreation enthusiasts and schools that are having outdoor athletic practices to be aware of wildfire smoke around the communities of Shady Cove and Prospect, and around Crater Lake National Park.

The region has experienced air quality that is unhealthy for sensitive groups, including young children, the elderly and those with asthma. The northeast portion of the county is known for outdoor recreation, including camping, and it's important that people know air quality conditions before heading out for the weekend. 

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