Air quality is unhealthy in parts of Los Angeles County

According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast, air quality will be unhealthy for the following areas on Monday, October 5:

Unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals:
•    West San Fernando Valley
•    East San Fernando Valley
•    West San Gabriel Valley
•    East San Gabriel Valley
•    South San Gabriel Valley
•    Pomona/Walnut Valley
•    Santa Clarita Valley
•    San Gabriel Mountains

Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, advises people living or working in these areas with heart disease, asthma or other respiratory diseases to minimize outdoor activities.

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Children who have sensitive conditions, including heart disease, asthma, and other chronic respiratory diseases, should not participate in outdoor physical activity and should stay indoors as much as possible. 

For current air quality maps and forecast, visit the AQMD website at    

The Department of Public Health is committed to promoting health equity and ensuring optimal health and well-being for all 10 million residents of Los Angeles County.

Through a variety of programs, community partnerships and services, Public Health oversees environmental health, disease control, and community and family health. Nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health comprises nearly 4,500 employees and has an annual budget of $1.2 billion. 

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health works to protect  health, prevent disease, and promote health and well-being.

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