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UPDATE: DEC is continuing the Air Quality Health Advisory through tomorrow, Friday July 16, 2021

  • 15 July 2021
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UPDATE

                                                             DEC is continuing the Air Quality Health Advisory through tomorrow, Friday July 16, 2021

 

      

         Air Quality Health Advisory for Thursday, July 15, 2021

 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation DEC is continuing the air quality health advisory through tomorrow, Friday July 16, 2021 for the Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk Counties) and Metropolitan New Your City 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 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 at:

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

 

 

 

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