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Butte Evacuees Sheltered Here; Air Quality is Hazardous; Free Online Health Service
November 10, 2018

Health and Human Services staff from Yuba and Sutter counties continue to staff a shelter at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds around the clock, housing some of the evacuees from the historic, traffic ‘Camp Fire’ in Butte County.

Meanwhile, Pubic Health officials and the Feather River Air Quality Management District are cautioning people in this region to limit outdoor activity due to poor air quality caused by smoke from the fire in Butte County.

On Friday evening, emergency officials announced 6,453 homes and 260 businesses have been destroyed in the most damaging wildfire in state history. Nine people were confirmed dead and some three dozen are reported missing.

The Town of Paradise was hit the hardest.

Sutter County and Yuba County emergency officials have been assisting as needed. Fire and law enforcement personnel and equipment from both counties responded mutual aid.

Channel 12 is running information about missing persons at this loction online:
https://www.actionnewsnow.com/content/news/List-of-those-missing-from-Camp-Fire-Evacuations-500124772.html

Here’s a link to the Red Cross Safe and Well website where people can register they are safe and others can find you:
https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/

For official fire information, visit the California Department of Forestry major incident page:
http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents/incidentdetails/Index/2277

Here's a fee service for those impacted by the wildfires. If you are impacted by California's wildfires, Anthem Blue Cross has partnered with LiveHealth Online to help you see a doctor 24/7 for non-emergency conditions through live video from a smartphone, tablet or computer at no cost through November 18, 2018. Doctors can send prescriptions directly to your pharmacy if needed. You do not need to be an Anthem Blue Cross member to use this service.

Sign up at livehealthonline.com or download the free LiveHealth Online mobile app and select Help for Wildfires Medical to see a doctor.

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