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Air Quality Alerts

Alerts will be displayed in this area when active:


Fire and SMokeFUSD follows the US Environmental Protection Agency's colored flag program for determining how to categorize and respond to air quality issues in our area. Once air quality hits the "red" or "unhealthy" zone, we generally ask schools to limit or avoid outside activity and keep doors and windows closed.    

To determine local air quality, district staff monitor several websites, including:

When air is particularly low, district staff check these sites regularly as to be able to communicate accurate information to the sites via radios and email.

Air Quality Information
Watch for Symptoms

Air pollution can make asthma symptoms worse and trigger attacks. Symptoms of asthma include coughing, wheezing, difficulty breathing, and chest tightness. Even students who do not have asthma could experience these symptoms.

If symptoms occur: The student might need to take a break, do a less intense activity, stop all activity, go indoors, or use quick-relief medicine as prescribed. If symptoms don’t improve, get medical help.