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Study links smoke from 2020 wildfires to rise in COVID cases, deaths

Original post made on Aug 27, 2021

A new study that links wildfire smoke with rising COVID-19 infections and deaths did not surprise local experts, who said the findings reinforce the precautions taken in the Bay Area.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 12:17 PM

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Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Aug 27, 2021 at 10:25 am

Steven Nelson is a registered user.

President Conley of the MVWSD called a Special Meeting to discuss this as one of the topics [Smoke and ventilation protocols for school kids]. See the MVWSD Agenda and attached supporting materials /
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/and look at the recorded session toward the last third of the meeting.

With a new set of "recirculating" M 13 based air handling systems, it looks like the MVWSD may be fully set to handle both Ventilation and Filtration in a district-wide centralized climate controlled environment. Adjustable for heavy smoke conditions. Your new MVWSD facilities Bond Taxes at work.
Good job.

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