Air quality alert issued by Nevada County Public Health Department |

Air quality alert issued by Nevada County Public Health Department

The Nevada County Public Health Department is posting an air quality alert for the rest of this week.

According to a news release, the air quality is expected to fluctuate from the good to moderate or possibly unhealthy ranges throughout each day depending upon the surrounding fires and wind pattern changes.

Remember that if you can see or smell smoke the air quality may be harmful, especially to the very young, the elderly and those with chronic medical conditions, especially respiratory conditions.

During times of poor air quality you should:

— Limit outdoor activities.

— Stay indoors in a place that has air conditioning with recirculating air.

— Contact your primary care physician should you have any questions or concerns.

The Public Health Department will continue to provide updates should the air quality worsen to hazardous levels.

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