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Air Quality Health Advisory for Monday, July 27

  • 27 July 2020
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              Air Quality Health Advisory for Monday, July 27

 

 

 

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued an air quality health advisory for Monday July 27, 2020 for the Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk Counties) Region. The pollutant of concern is ozone.

 

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. Gregson Pigott 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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