Victoria/Saanich - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 7:00 PM PDT Thursday 16 August 2018

3Low 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.

Issued at: 5:00 PM PDT Thursday 16 August 2018

Thursday night

4 - Moderate Risk

Friday

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...?

People with respiratory or cardiovascular disease are more sensitive to air pollution because their illnesses increase its impact on their health.


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 and the B.C. Lung Association.

AQHIScale

Observed Conditions


3 - Low Risk

Calculated at:

7:00 PM PDT Thursday 16 August 2018


Forecast Maximums


Thursday night
4 - Moderate Risk



Friday
3 - Low Risk




Issued at:

5:00 PM PDT Thursday 16 August 2018


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 and the B.C. Lung Association.

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