Mackenzie Co. near the Caribou Mountains
Alerts in Effect
Special Air Quality StatementIssued at 02:00 Monday 29 May 2023
Wildfire smoke is causing poor air quality and reduced visibility at times.
Air quality and reduced visibility due to wildfire smoke can fluctuate over short distances and can vary considerably from hour to hour.
Wildfire smoke can be harmful to everyone’s health even at low concentrations. Continue to take actions to protect your health and reduce exposure to smoke.
People with lung disease (such as asthma) or heart disease, older adults, children, pregnant people, and people who work outdoors are at higher risk of experiencing health effects caused by wildfire smoke.
For more information please visit Alberta Health Services at www.albertahealthservices.ca/news/air.aspx.
Visit www.airhealth.ca for information on how to reduce your health risk and your personal contribution to pollution levels, as well as for current and forecast AQHI values.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.