How can air pollution impact you?
  • Aggravate respiratory disease such as emphysema, bronchitis and asthma
  • Cause lung damage, even after symptoms such as coughing or a sore throat disappear
  • Cause wheezing, chest pain, dry throat, headache or nausea
  • Reduce resistance to infections
  • Increase fatigue
  • Weaken athletic performance

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1. What is Spare the Air?
2. When is a Spare the Air Alert issued?
3. What is the Air Quality Index?
4. What are the health effects of air pollution?
5. Who is most vulnerable to poor air quality?
6. How can air pollution impact you?
7. What are some ways to improve air quality?
8. How can I receive Spare the Air Alerts?