Loudoun County residents are advised that a Code Red Air Quality Alert has been issued for Northern Virginia and the greater metropolitan Washington D.C. region. Air quality is expected to be poor through Thursday, June 8, 2023, in part due to smoke from dozens of ongoing wildfires in Canada.
A Code Red Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region are unhealthy for the general population and that everyone should take precautions. Here are three things residents should know about air quality:
1. Know How to Protect Yourself from Poor Air Quality
2. Know What You Can Do to Reduce Air Pollution
3. Stay Air Quality Aware
More information about the criteria for air quality alerts is online here.
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