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What can communities do to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in cleaner air spaces and cleaner air shelters for wildfire smoke during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Cleaner air spaces and cleaner air shelters are public spaces where people can seek relief from wildfire smoke. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers interim guidance for use by federal, state, local, and tribal jurisdictions to reduce the risk of introducing and transmitting SARS-CoV-2 (the virus responsible for causing COVID-19) in these spaces. Communities should note that the requirements of state, local and tribal agencies supersede these recommendations. Read the CDC interim guidance.

Return to Frequent Questions about Indoor Air and Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).