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Ozone Health Advisory for Friday July 8, 2016
Posted Date:
7/7/2016
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an ozone health advisory for the Long Island region.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                 

July 07, 2016  

CONTACT: Grace Kelly-McGovern, Suffolk County

631-853-3009              

 

  

       Ozone Health Advisory for Friday July 8, 2016

 

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an ozone health advisory for the Long Island region. Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken advises that young children, the elderly, 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.state.ny.us/environmental/outdoors/air/ozone.htm

 

 

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