Canadian wildfires are contributing to the poor air quality alerts we are seeing for our region. Residents are encouraged to monitor air quality by signing up for alerts from the EPA through their Enviroflash system.
Michigan Air Quality Information is also available at AirNow.gov.
The chart below gives general guidance based upon the Air Quality Index Color. Individuals who are living with asthma, COPD, or other conditions that affect the lungs or cardiovascular system should consider taking additional precautions. See the Activity Guide for specific steps you can take to protect your health.