June 8, 2015
COLD LAKE – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has lifted the precautionary air quality advisory issued May 25, 2015, for the City of Cold Lake and surrounding areas.
Air monitoring has shown that this area is no longer being impacted by increased smoke and particulate matter from wildfires burning near the community, at this time.
Residents of and visitors to this area are reminded that air quality can and will vary with weather conditions and prevailing winds.
Information about the air quality in many areas of Alberta is updated hourly on the Alberta Environment Air Quality Website: http://airquality.alberta.ca. Air quality information is also available by phone, toll-free, at 1-877-247-7333.
Residents with health concerns can contact Health Link to speak to a registered nurse 24 hours a day, seven days a week, toll-free at 811.
Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.
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