Air quality declared unhealthy in SCV

Gary Muller charges his electric BMW i3 at Whole Foods Market on Valencia Blvd. on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. Electric cars are a good option for reducing ozone emissions and helping to clean up the environment. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

LOS ANGELES – According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, air quality will be unhealthy for all individuals in Pomona, Walnut, San Fernando and East and West San Gabriel Valleys and for sensitive individuals in the South San Gabriel Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, San Gabriel Mountains, and Central Los Angeles County on Sunday, September 3. The La Tuna Fire smoke advisory. issued September 2 is still in effect.

Los Angeles County Interim Health Officer, Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, MD, MPH, advises people living or working in Central Los Angeles County, San Gabriel Mountains, Santa Clarita, San Fernando, Pomona Walnut and South, East, and West San Gabriel Valleys with heart disease, asthma or other respiratory diseases to minimize outdoor activities.

Schools with children who have sensitive conditions, including heart disease, asthma, and other chronic respiratory diseases, should not participate in outdoor physical activity and should stay indoors as much as possible.


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