Ottawa - Air Quality Health Index

Current

Calculated at: 10:00 AM EDT Friday 22 August 2014

2Low 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: 6:00 AM EDT Friday 22 August 2014

Friday
3 - Low Risk
Friday night
3 - Low Risk
Saturday
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, your physician, or your local health authority.

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

Did you know...?

You can play a part in reducing air pollution. 1 car in 5 travels less than 1 kilometre: an average person can walk 1 kilometre in 10 minutes.

The AQHI is an initiative of Environment Canada, Health Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Environment, the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec, the ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et des Parcs du Québec, Ottawa Public Health and the Direction de la santé publique de l'Outaouais.