Courtenay - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 5:00 AM PST Thursday 29 January 2015

2Low Risk




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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: 6:00 AM PST Thursday 29 January 2015

Thursday

2 - Low Risk

Thursday night

3 - Low Risk

Friday

2 - 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, or your physician.

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

Did you know...?

After a labour dispute shut down an American steel mill, respiratory hospital admissions in children substantially decreased. They increased to pre-strike levels when it ended.


The AQHI is an initiative of Environment Canada, Health Canada, the B.C. Ministry of Environment, the B.C. Ministry of Health Services and the B.C. Lung Association.

AQHIScale
 

Current

 

2 - Low Risk

Condition details

Calculated at: 5:00 AM PST Thursday 29 January 2015

 

Forecast Maximums


Thursday

2 - Low Risk



Thursday night

3 - Low Risk



Friday

2 - Low Risk




Forecast details

Issued at: 6:00 AM PST Thursday 29 January 2015

 

The AQHI is an initiative of Environment Canada, Health Canada, the B.C. Ministry of Environment, the B.C. Ministry of Health Services and the B.C. Lung Association.

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