Heed Air Quality Warnings

If you live in or near Hampton Roads, be aware of air quality conditions when planning activities outdoors this week.

Air quality officials are warning residents about smoke from the Great Dismal Swamp wildfire.

Active children and adults, people with heart or lung disease – including asthma – should limit or reschedule strenuous outdoor activities, according to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

Air pollution can aggravate asthma, bronchitis and emphysema.

Source: Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

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