Newmarket - Air Quality Health Index

Current

Calculated at: 1:00 PM EDT Wednesday 23 April 2014

2Low Risk

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
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Low Risk
(1-3)
Moderate Risk
(4-6)
High Risk
(7-10)
Very High Risk

At-Risk Population:

General Population:

  • Ideal air quality for outdoor activities.

Forecast Maximums

Issued at: 6:00 AM EDT Wednesday 23 April 2014

Wednesday
2 - Low Risk
Wednesday night
2 - Low Risk
Thursday
2 - Low Risk
Who is at risk?

People with heart and lung conditions are most affected by air pollution.

To find out if you are at risk, consult the health guide, your physician, or your local health authority.

Visit the national AQHI Web site to learn more about the AQHI.

Did you know...?

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.