North Okanagan - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 12:00 AM PDT Thursday 17 October 2019

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 Wednesday 16 October 2019

Wednesday night

3 - Low Risk

Thursday

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...?

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, the B.C. Lung Association, the Interior Health Authority, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, and the City of Vernon.

AQHIScale

Observed ConditionsFootnote


3 - Low Risk

Calculated at:

12:00 AM PDT Thursday 17 October 2019

 

Forecast Maximums


Wednesday night
3 - Low Risk



Thursday
2 - Low Risk




Issued at:

5:00 PM PDT Wednesday 16 October 2019

 

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, the B.C. Lung Association, the Interior Health Authority, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, and the City of Vernon.

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