Halifax - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 2:00 PM ADT Tuesday 18 May 2021

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: 6:00 AM ADT Tuesday 18 May 2021

Tuesday

3 - Low Risk

Tuesday night

3 - Low Risk

Wednesday

2 - Low Risk

Wednesday night

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 Nova Scotia Environment.

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

Did you know...?

Children are more vulnerable to air pollution: they spend more active time outdoors, especially in summer when pollution levels are higher.


The AQHI is an initiative between Environment Canada, Health Canada, Nova Scotia Environment, and The Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness in partnership with the Lung Association of Nova Scotia and Clean Nova Scotia.

AQHIScale

Observed ConditionsFootnote


4 - Moderate Risk

Calculated at:

2:00 PM ADT Tuesday 18 May 2021

 

Forecast Maximums


Tuesday
3 - Low Risk



Tuesday night
3 - Low Risk



Wednesday
2 - Low Risk



Wednesday night
2 - Low Risk




Issued at:

6:00 AM ADT Tuesday 18 May 2021

 

The AQHI is an initiative between Environment Canada, Health Canada, Nova Scotia Environment, and The Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness in partnership with the Lung Association of Nova Scotia and Clean Nova Scotia.

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