Keep Tabs on Air Quality
July 6, 2023
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) declared a Code Red Air Quality Action Day for all of Pennsylvania for fine particulate matter for June 28, 2023, due to smoke from Canadian wildfires. Air quality conditions in relation to these wildfires has been an ongoing issue the last few weeks.
On a Code Red Air Quality Action Day, young children, the elderly, and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air pollution and should avoid outdoor activities, and everyone else should reduce prolonged...