Kitchener - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 4:00 PM EDT Thursday 16 August 2018

2Low 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 EDT 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, or your physician.

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

Did you know...?

After a labour dispute shut down an American steel mill, respiratory hospital admissions in children substantially decreased. They increased to pre-strike levels when it ended.


The AQHI is an initiative between Environment Canada, Health Canada and the Province of Ontario.

AQHIScale

Observed Conditions


2 - Low Risk

Calculated at:

4:00 PM EDT Thursday 16 August 2018


Forecast Maximums


Thursday night
4 - Moderate Risk



Friday
3 - Low Risk




Issued at:

5:00 PM EDT Thursday 16 August 2018


The AQHI is an initiative between Environment Canada, Health Canada and the Province of Ontario.

What we are doing

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