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Air Quality Alert Message
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
relayed by the National Weather Service - Hanford CA
721 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has issued
an Air Quality Alert starting on July 20, 2017, due to smoke
impacts from the surrounding wildfires for San Joaquin,
Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and the Valley
Portion of Kern Counties.

The Mariposa Air Pollution District and Tuolumne County Air
Pollution District have also issued an Air Quality Alert for
Mariposa and southern Tuolumne Counties. For more information
regarding air quality, particularly in Mariposa County, please
refer to

This Air Quality Alert is in effect until the fires are extinguished.

Exposure to particle pollution can cause serious health problems,
aggravate lung disease, cause asthma attacks and acute
bronchitis, and increase risk of respiratory infections.

Residents are advised to use caution as conditions warrant.
People with heart or lung diseases should follow their doctors
advice for dealing with episodes of unhealthy air quality.

Additionally, older adults and children should avoid prolonged
exposure, strenuous activities or heavy exertion, as conditions

For additional information, call your local San Joaquin Valley
Air District office.

Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-381-



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