Toronto - Air Quality Health Index
- Consider reducing or rescheduling strenuous activities outdoors if you are experiencing symptoms.
- Find out if you are at risk
- No need to modify your usual outdoor activities unless you experience symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation.
People with heart and lung conditions are most affected by air pollution.
Visit the national AQHI Web site to learn more about the AQHI.
Air pollution can affect your health in different ways, from minor symptoms such as a scratchy throat, to more serious symptoms such as difficulty breathing or heart problems.
The AQHI is an initiative between Environment Canada, Health Canada, The Ontario Ministry of the Environment, The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Toronto Public Health and the Clean Air Partnership.
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