Local news- Press Release
☷ City of Fairfax Virginia - Air Quality Forecast Code Orange 5 21 20 May 2022
City of Fairfax , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
| 10| 1
The air quality in the region is forecast as Code Orange on May 21 .
This forecast means air quality is expected to be unhealthy for sensitive groups .
air quality tips
Children and older adults should reduce outdoor activities
Healthy individuals should limit strenuous work or exercise , especially outdoors .
Individuals with respiratory and heart ailments , emphysema , asthma , or chronic bronchitis should limit their level of activity .
Bring pets indoors to climate - controlled areas .
Animals who remain outside ( working animals , farm animals , etc . ) must have access to plenty of water and shade .
Limit driving and , when possible , combine errands .
Use area bus and rail lines , such as the city ' s
, or share a ride to work .
Avoid mowing lawns with gasoline powered mowers .
Refuel vehicles after dusk .
As much as 60 - 70 percent of the pollutants that cause ground - level ozone are created from vehicles , lawn mowers , other garden equipment and common household products .
For information , visit the
Air Quality website
Press release information:
Direct link to press release
: Click here .
Keywords and search queries from search engines related to the press release :