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Ozone Health Advisory for Monday, July 9, and Tuesday, July 10

Categories: Health Services | Author: gkelly-mcgovern | Posted: 7/9/2018 | Views: 447

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued an ozone health advisory for Monday, July 9, and Tuesday, July 10, for Long Island and the Metropolitan New York City Region. Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken advises that  all residents, especially young children, seniors, those who exercise or are involved in strenuous outdoor work, and those with pre-existing respiratory or heart problems, limit strenuous outdoor activity. Ozone levels are often elevated after noon through early evening on hot, sunny days.

Air Quality Forecasts are available on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation website at http://www.dec.ny.gov/cfmx/extapps/aqi/aqi_forecast.cfm

Information about ozone and health is available on the New York State Department of Health website:

http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/air/ozone.htm

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