Nanaimo/Parksville - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 1:00 AM PDT Tuesday 14 August 2018

8High 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:

  • Consider reducing or rescheduling strenuous activities outdoors if you experience symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation.

Issued at: 7:24 PM PDT Monday 13 August 2018

Monday night

7 - High Risk

Tuesday

6 - Moderate 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...?

More than 12 million Canadians save the air by using public transit.


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


8 - High Risk

Calculated at:

1:00 AM PDT Tuesday 14 August 2018


Forecast Maximums


Monday night
7 - High Risk



Tuesday
6 - Moderate Risk




Issued at:

7:24 PM PDT Monday 13 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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