Edmonton - Air Quality Health Index
- Reduce or reschedule strenuous activities outdoors. Children and the elderly should also take it easy.
- Find out if you are at risk
- Consider reducing or rescheduling strenuous activities outdoors if you experience symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation.
People with heart and lung conditions are most affected by air pollution.
To find out if you are at risk, consult the health guide, or your physician.
Visit the national AQHI Web site to learn more about the AQHI.
People who are most vulnerable and sensitive to the effects of air pollution should learn to recognize when air quality is deteriorating and protect their health accordingly.
The AQHI is an initiative of Environment Canada, Health Canada, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development and Alberta Health and Wellness.
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