The National Weather Service has currently listed the air quality in the Columbia Gorge as “unhealthy” given the wildfire ash and smoke in the air. For those affected, there are numerous things we can do to help protect our health and the health of our community.
As the Spring brings weather warms up we are all excited to get back out in the sun. It has been a long dark winter and as we transfer into warmer sunnier days it is important to protect yourself for the sun's UV rays. UV rays have been linked to the development of premature aging and skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. and using sunscreen is one of many ways to help protect your skin from potentially harmful sun exposure.