Ozone Health Advisory for Tuesday, August 28, 2018

August 28th, 2018  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued an ozone health advisory for Tuesday, August 28, for the  Long Island Region. 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 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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