08/06/2023 04:01 PM | Click to read full article
Due to intense wildfires in Canada, millions of people in North America, including New York residents, are advised to wear N95 masks outdoors. The smoky conditions are expected to persist, with Quebec experiencing the worst fire season on record. Over 15,000 residents are anticipated to be evacuated. New York will distribute one million masks. Environment Canada recommends wearing masks outdoors due to poor air quality.