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Air Quality Alert

505 PM PDT Mon Oct 26 2020

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and the
Eastern Kern County Air Pollution Control District are extending
their Air Quality Alerts on October 26, 2020, due to smoke impacts
from the Creek Fire, SQF Complex, and other wildfires throughout
Sierras for 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

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

For additional information for eastern Kern County, including the
cities of Tehachapi, Lake Isabella, Kernville, Mojave, Rosamond,
Inyokern or Ridgecrest, please call the Eastern Kern County Air
Pollution Control District at (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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