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7 Tips for Clean Air Day

7 Tips for Clean Air

By Connie Choy, Provincial Air Quality Coordinator/Smoke-Free Homes & Asthma Program Coordinator at The Ontario Lung Association Clean Air Day is a great time to think about ways to keep the air we breathe as clean and healthy as possible. Look at these tips to help lead to cleaner air: • Check the air quality readings in your local area. Visit www.airhealth.ca for your local conditions. • If there is poor air quality expected or a smog day forecast, stay indoors in a cool environment and keep windows and doors closed. Reschedule outdoor activities to another day if possible. Exercise indoors

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Five Tips for Clean Air Day

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On this Clean Air Day, check out these tips to limit exposure to air pollution: Check the air quality readings in your local area. Visit www.weather.ca for your local conditions. On days with poor air quality, stay indoors and keep your windows and doors closed. Reschedule outdoor activities for another day if possible. Carpool or take public transit. Consider biking or walking as alternate ways to get around. Do not use gas or diesel-powered lawn mowers, leaf blowers or gardening equipment as these devices create lots of air pollution. Don’t burn wood or trash. Instead of burning debris, start a

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