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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Air Quality Advisory and New Resource

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Air Quality Advisory and New Resource 

  

Park County, Colo. – As widespread wildfire smoke moves back into Colorado, the state health department has issued an Air Quality Advisory for Park County, beginning at 8:00 AM, Thursday, September 9, 2021 to 9:00 AM Friday, September 10, 2021. People with heart or lung disease, older adults, active adults, and children, should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion within the affected areas.

Interested in getting real-time, local air quality information? Check out www.PurpleAir.com, featuring a new pollution sensor in Fairplay, CO. Laser pollution sensors by PurpleAir use laser particle counters that provide an accurate way to measure smoke, dust, and other particulate air pollution. You may select any location on the PurpleAir map and the color indicates the real time reading on the US EPA Air Quality Index scale.  

For the latest Colorado statewide air quality conditions, forecasts, and advisories, please visit:
http://www.colorado.gov/airquality/colorado_summary.aspx

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