Newmarket - Air Quality Health Index
- Enjoy your usual outdoor activities.
- Find out if you are at risk
- Ideal air quality for outdoor activities.
People with heart and lung conditions are most affected by air pollution.
Visit the national AQHI Web site to learn more about the AQHI.
After a labour dispute shut down an American steel mill, respiratory hospital admissions in children substantially decreased. They increased to pre-strike levels when it ended.
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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