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.
Every day, some 20,000 litres of air pass through our lungs, enough to blow up 600 beach balls.
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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