Mackenzie Co. near Fort Vermilion
Alerts in Effect
Special Air Quality StatementIssued at
Smoke is causing or expected to cause poor air quality and reduced visibility.
Wildfire smoke concentrations can fluctuate over short distances and 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 https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/news/air.aspx.
Visit http://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.