Any reading of 101 or higher is considered “unhealthy for sensitive groups,” according to the agencies.
The elderly, children and anyone with respiratory diseases should cut back prolonged and heavy exertion. If spending time outside, anyone considered at-risk should take more breaks and do less strenuous activities.
Anyone coughing experiencing a shortness of breath or unusual fatigue should call their health care provider.
The general public is not expected to be affected.
People are encouraged to do the following to reduce ground-level ozone:
For more information visit MiamiValleyAir.org or call 937-223-6323.