RED Air Quality Alert
Health: Health Promotion
Posted : 09/18/2012 09:38 am
Projection of unhealthy/very unhealthy air quality Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
PROVO, UTAH (September 18, 2012) -- The Utah Utah Dept of Environmental Quality: Division of Air Quality has issued a RED Air Alert for Utah County for the next three days due to wildfire smoke and increasing particulate levels. Similar alerts were made for many parts of Utah.
DEQ's web site suggests that everyone should limit prolonged outdoor exertion, but especially:
They also suggest limiting driving and using mass transit whenever possible due to air quality concerns.
For more details, including how to receive free email air quality alerts, please see http://www.airquality.utah.gov/aqp/provo.html.
The Utah County Health Department is committed to promoting the health of our community by preventing avoidable disease and injury by monitoring the health of our community to assure conditions in which people can be healthy. For information on UCHD programs or services, please visit www.UtahCountyHealth.org or call
801-851-7000. You can also now follow the UCHD at www.FaceBook.com/uchealth, www.twitter.com/uchd, or www.pinterest.com/uchd.