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255 PM PDT Mon Sep 21 2020

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is issuing
an Air Quality Alert on September 21, 2020, due to smoke impacts
from the Creek Fire, SQF Complex, and other wildfires throughout
California for San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno,
Kings, Tulare, and Valley portion of Kern County.

The Mariposa County and Tuolumne County Air Pollution Control
Districts are also issuing Air Quality Alerts on September 21,
2020, due to smoke impacts from surrounding wildfires for Mariposa
and Tuolumne Counties.

The Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District is also issuing
an AIr Quality Alert on September 21, 2020, due to smoke impacts
from surrounding wildfires for eastern Kern County. This covers
Lake Isabella south to Tehachapi and points east to Rosamond,
Boron and Ridgecrest.

These Air Quality Alerts are in effect until the fires are

Exposure to particle pollution can cause serious health problems,
aggravate lung disease, cause asthma attacks and acute
bronchitis, and increase risk of respiratory infections.

Residents are advised to use caution as conditions warrant.
People with heart or lung diseases should follow their doctor`s
advice for dealing with episodes of unhealthy air quality.

Additionally, older adults and children should avoid prolonged
exposure, strenuous activities or heavy exertion, as conditions

For additional information, call your local Air District office.

San Joaquin Valley Air District: Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno
559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-392-5500

Tuolumne County 209-533-5691

Mariposa County 888-777-0377

Eastern Kern County 661-862-5251

San Joaquin Valley residents can also follow air quality
conditions by downloading the free Valley Air app, available in
the Apple store or Google Play.



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