Free smoke training class set for Tuesday

PORT TOWNSEND — Jefferson County Public Health will sponsor “Wildfire Smoke Community Training” from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday.

The free class is in the Cotton Building, 607 Water St.

Dan Nelson, communications manager for the Olympic Region Clean Air Agency, and Kaitlyn Kelly, an air quality policy specialist at the Department of Health’s Office of Environmental Public Health Services, will present smoke safety information.

Attendees will learn how to prepare before smoke events, when to limit or cancel outdoor activities for children or adults, how to create indoor safer air spaces and precautions to take when outdoors during smoke events.

The course is open to all but is intended for parents and people who conduct sporting events, operate schools or childcare agencies or summer camps.

For more information, call Michael Dawson at 360-385-9444, ext. 301, or visit

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