Newmarket - 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.
Children are at greater risk of inhaling air pollution when they play in city parks and schoolyards near high traffic areas.
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, The Clean Air Partnership and York Region's Community and Health Services Department.
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