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Air Quality Alert

CAC019-029-031-039-047-077-099-107-030100-
Fresno-Kern-Kings-Madera-Merced-San Joaquin-Stanislaus-Tulare-
509 PM PDT Thu Oct 29 2020

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and the
Eastern Kern County Air Pollution Control District are extending
an Air Quality Alerts on October 29, 2020, due to smoke impacts
from the Creek Fire and SQF Complex Fire, for San Joaquin,
Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings, and Valley
portion of Kern Counties as well as Eastern Kern County.

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 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
dictate.

For additional information, call your local San Joaquin Valley
Air District office. Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000,
Bakersfield 661-392-5500

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

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