Central Okanagan - Air Quality Health Index

Current

Calculated at: 8:00 PM PDT Sunday 21 September 2014

3Low Risk

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
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Low Risk
(1-3)
Moderate Risk
(4-6)
High Risk
(7-10)
Very High Risk

At-Risk Population:

General Population:

  • Ideal air quality for outdoor activities.

Forecast Maximums

Issued at: 5:00 PM PDT Sunday 21 September 2014

Sunday night
3 - Low Risk
Monday
3 - Low Risk
Who is at risk?

People with heart and lung conditions are most affected by air pollution.

To find out if you are at risk, consult the health guide, your physician, or your local health authority.

Visit the national AQHI Web site to learn more about the AQHI.

Did you know...?

Even modest increases in air pollution can cause small but measurable increases in the use of medication, emergency room visits, hospital admissions and premature death.

The AQHI is an initiative of Environment Canada, Health Canada, the B.C. Ministry of Environment, the B.C. Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport, the B.C. Ministry of Health Services, the B.C. Lung Association, the Interior Health Authority, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen and the City of Kelowna.