UCCE: Residents, worker rights, animal evacuations: Fires, safety and air qualityClimate, Community Rights/Rights of Nature, News / August 21, 2020 August 21, 2020 Learn More Protection From Wildfire Smoke Employers must provide respirator s for employee use on a voluntary basis when the current Air Quality Index (AQI) for PM2.5 is greater than 150 : Monitor the AQI: AirNow interactive Provide proper respiratory protection equipment, such as disposable filtering facepiece respirators (e.g. N95 masks), other half facepiece respirators, or full facepiece respirators. N95 Mask Commonly Asked Questions Signs: “Using Disposable Respirators” (in English and Spanish) Obtain N95 masks from Dept of Ag! Department of Agriculture 133 Aviation Blvd Santa Rosa CA 95403 Access to Ag Properties in Evac Zone Sonoma County Department of Agriculture is issuing passes for access to agriculture operations in the evacuation zones. To obtain access: Contact the Ag Dept let them know the address, number of people needing access and reason for access (e.g. to feed and water livestock) SonomaAg@Sonoma-County.org 707-565-2371 They will let you know when the pass is ready When instructed, go to the office to sign and pick up the pass.