Nanaimo/Parksville - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 6:00 AM PDT Saturday 21 October 2017

2Low Risk




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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.

Issued at: 6:00 AM PDT Saturday 21 October 2017

Saturday

2 - Low Risk

Saturday night

2 - Low Risk

Sunday

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...?

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 of Environment Canada, Health Canada, the B.C. Ministry of Environment, the B.C. Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport, the B.C. Ministry of Health Services and the B.C. Lung Association.