Ozone Health Advisory for Friday, August 10, 2018

August 10th, 2018 – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued an ozone health advisory today for the  Long Island Region (Nassu and Suffolk Counties). Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken and Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter advise 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: 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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