Environmental Health and Safety

Air Quality Information

Joint Butte County Air Quality Advisory

The Butte County Air Quality Management District and the Butte County Public Health Department have issued a Joint Air Quality Advisory related to the Dixie Fire.  While Chico, and Chico State, have not been regularly affected by smoke from the Dixie Fire, it is important to be prepared to react to changing air quality as conditions can change rapidly.

For Immediate Release (PDF)

Wildfire Smoke Information

For information on the health effects of wildfire smoke, how to obtain air quality information, how the University will communicate air quality information to the campus community, and how to properly use an N95 mask, please click the links below.

California State University, Chico is monitoring information from Butte County Air Quality Management District and AirNow.  Chico State promotes a safe and environmentally healthy environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors.