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Air Quality Alert

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1116 AM PDT Thu Sep 24 2020

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is extending
the Air Quality Alert issued on September 21, 2020, due to smoke
impacts from the Creek Fire, SQF Complex, and other wildfires
throughout California for San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera,
Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Valley portion of Kern County.

The Air Quality Alerts issued by the Mariposa County and Tuolumne
County Air Pollution Control Districts remain in effect, due to
smoke impacts from surrounding wildfires for Mariposa and Tuolumne

The Air Quality Alert issued by the Eastern Kern Air Pollution
Control District also remains in effect, due to smoke impacts
from surrounding wildfires for eastern Kern County. This covers
Lake Isabella south to Tehachapi and points east to Rosamond,
Boron and Ridgecrest.

These Air Quality Alerts are in effect until the fires are

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 doctor`s
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 Air District office.

San Joaquin Valley Air District: Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno
559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-392-5500

Tuolumne County 209-533-5691

Mariposa County 888-777-0377

Eastern Kern County 661-862-5251

Residents can also follow air quality conditions by downloading
the free Valley Air app, available in the Apple store or Google



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