City of Nashville, TN

08/17/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/17/2019 23:09

Health Department 8/17/2019 Air Quality Alert for Sunday, August 18, 2019

8/17/2019

An Action Day has been declared for Nashville, TN, on Sunday, August 18

Sunday, August 18: 101 AQI, Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups, Orange, Ozone

Ozone: Reduce prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion. Take more breaks, do less intense activities. Watch for symptoms such as coughing or shortness of breath. Schedule outdoor activities in the morning when ozone is lower. People with asthma should follow their asthma action plans and keep quick relief medicine handy.

Particle Pollution: Reduce prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion. Take more breaks, do less intense activities. Watch for symptoms such as coughing or shortness of breath. People with asthma should follow their asthma action plans and keep quick relief medicine handy.

If you have heart disease: Symptoms such as palpitations, shortness of breath, or unusual fatigue may indicate a serious problem. If you have any of these, contact your health care provider.

Do not reply directly to this email. If you want more information on the air quality forecast, or other aspects of the local air quality program, please contact your local air quality agency using the information above. For more information on the U.S. EPA's AIRNow Program, visit http://www.airnow.gov.