Members impacted by wildfires


Please be aware that the French Fire wildfire in the Mariposa area may be impacting your health care needs. It is important that you follow any wildfire evacuation orders from local authorities and have an emergency action plan in place to get the health care you need. 

Our Mariposa office location has reopened for member walk-ins. 

If you need to speak to someone at the Alliance, you can also call our Member Services Department Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 800-700-3874.   

For the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Assistance Line, call 800-735-2929 (TTY: Dial 711). 

If you have been evacuated because of wildfires, you may apply for hotel stays (Emergency Lodging Assistance) through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 

Call FEMA at 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585) for more help or to learn more visit FEMA’s website at www.disasterassistance.gov Note: This website is only available in English and Spanish. 

Wildfire smoke and your health 

Poor air quality due to wildfire smoke is a serious health threat, especially if you are: 

  • Over the age of 65. 
  • Have respiratory conditions, such as COPD, asthma or pneumonia. 
  • Have heart conditions, such as heart disease, heart attack or have had a stroke. 

Poor air quality from wildfire smoke can also increase the risk of COVID-19 and worsen existing COVID-19 infections. 

To reduce any health impacts due to wildfire smoke, please remain indoors as much as possible and keep windows and doors closed.