Summer in Utah has arrived, bringing warm sunny days, hikes, and other outdoor enjoyments. At this time, air quality can become a health concern for many Utahns, especially children and those with asthma. These resources can help you protect your health during allergy and ozone season:
The air quality index (AQI) gives information on current and forecasted air quality conditions. The AQI will help you understand what your local air quality conditions are and what that means for your health. Click here for current AQI conditions in Utah.
For more information on air pollution in Utah, visit health.utah.gov/utahair.
The Utah Department of Health and Utah Department of Environmental Quality developed recommendations for outdoor physical activity in the summertime to avoid unhealthy exposure to summertime ozone. Check out the Utah Asthma Program's Summer Pollution page by clicking here.