Bushfire health advice

Bushfire smoke can affect people's health and it is important for everyone to reduce exposure.

Red sky fire light and smoke plume over paddock from Wambelong fire

Find out about:

  • Air Quality Index
  • protecting yourself from bushfire smoke
  • returning home safely
  • medications and prescriptions
  • support services
  • illness and injury from bushfire
  • information for child care centres and parents
  • advice for general practitioners

Visit Health NSW - Bushfire

Learn about air quality information, what Air Quality Index values are and how they are calculated.

Understanding air quality data