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Air quality code reminder

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Prince George's County, MD --  Prince George's County issued a reminder today about the importance of knowing the air quality color codes and how they can effect your health. 

  • Green - Air quality is considered good, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Yellow - Air quality may pose a moderate health risk, especially for those who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
  • Orange - Members of sensitive groups, children and adults with respiratory and heart ailments, may experience health effects and should limit time outside.
  • Red - Everyone may experience health effects and should limit their outdoor activity. Members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects.
  • Purple - Everyone may experience more serious health effects and should avoid outdoor activities.

Residents can get air quality updates and download the free Clean Air Partners Quality App by visiting cleanairpartners.net.

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