It's the time of year when poor air quality becomes a health concern for many Utahns, especially children and those with asthma. These resources can help you protect your health during inversion season:
The air quality index (AQI) gives information on current and forecasted air quality conditions.
The AQI will help you understand what your local air quality conditions are and what that means for your health.
For more information on air pollution in Utah, visit health.utah.gov/utahair.
The Utah Recess Guidance is a set of recommendations for when elementary school students should stay indoors for recess based on current air quality.
The EPA Air Quality Flag Program is designed to increase awareness of air quality among students and the community.
This program also helps involve students in checking air quality and learning more about how air quality affects their health.
A Certified Asthma Educator (AE-C) is an expert in teaching, educating, and counseling individuals with asthma and their families in the knoweldge and skills necessary to minimize the impact of asthma on their quality of life.
Learn more on the Certified Asthma Educators webpage.