Victoria/Saanich - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 9:00 PM PST Monday 11 December 2017

4Moderate 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:

  • No need to modify your usual outdoor activities unless you experience symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation.

Issued at: 5:00 PM PST Monday 11 December 2017

Monday night

3 - Low Risk

Tuesday

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 and the B.C. Lung Association.

AQHIScale
 

Observed Conditions

 

4 - Moderate Risk

Calculated at:

9:00 PM PST Monday 11 December 2017

 

Forecast Maximums


Monday night
3 - Low Risk



Tuesday
3 - Low Risk




Issued at:

5:00 PM PST Monday 11 December 2017

 

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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