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Air Quality Alert

Fresno-Kern-Kings-Madera-Merced-San Joaquin-Stanislaus-Tulare-
255 PM PDT Fri Sep 22 2023

The Valley Air District is extending an Air Quality Alert issued
on September 20, 2023, to include additional counties due to
smoke impacts from wildfires in northern California and the
Redwood Fire in Tulare County for San Joaquin, Stanislaus,
Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern Counties.

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

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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