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Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28: Air quality advisory is still in effect for Curry, Jackson, Josephine and Klamath counties

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality advisory on Friday for much of southwest Oregon due to smoke from a wildfire in southern Douglas County, approximately one mile southeast of Canyonville.
Curry, Jackson, Josephine and Klamath Counties are affected. This air advisory is in place through the weekend until Monday, July 29, 2019. On Monday morning, DEQ will evaluate whether to extend the advisory and in which locations.
Smoke conditions can change rapidly near wildfires, check current air quality conditions and advisories on DEQ’s website or by downloading the OregonAir app on a smartphone.


Curry County: Sherrie Ward, Curry County Public Health, (541) 373-8016,

Jackson County: Tanya Phillips, Jackson County Public Health, (541) 770-7708,

Josephine County: Mike Weber, Public Health Director, (541) 474-5339,

Klamath County: Ramona Quinn, Klamath County Public Health, (541) 892-9153,; OR
Jim Carey, Klamath County Public Health, (541) 882-8846,