Blog Post

Smoke and skeeters

You’d think with all the wildfire smoke these days, mosquitos wouldn’t be around.

Unfortunately, climate change has made conditions ideal for mosquitoes and forest fires alike. In this issue, learn about some of the risks of wildfire smoke and mosquitos as well as how to mitigate those risks.

In This Issue: August 2023 Health and Safety Bulletin

  • Wildfire Smoke
  • Fight the Bite

 

Awareness & Observances:

Month: Gastroparesis; Spinal Muscular Atrophy; Wellness Month; Psoriasis

Days/Weeks:

Childfree & Can-it Forward Day: 1

Minority Donor Awareness Week: 1-7

Earth Overshoot Day: 2

World PVNH Disorder Awareness Day: 7

HOLIDAY: Heritage Day: 7

International Cat Day: 8

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People: 9

Update your Bio Day: 10

Perseid Meteor Shower Peak: 10-16

International Youth Day: 12

International Lefthanders Day: 13

Breast Cancer Research Day: 18

World Humanitarian & Honey Bee Day: 19

World Mosquito Day: 20

World Water Week: 20-24

Remembrance and Tribute to Victims of Terrorism: 21

Day Commemorating the Victims of Violence Based on Religion or Belief: 22

International Bat Night: 26-27

Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances: 30

International Overdose Awareness Day: 31