Press Release – for immediate release: October 1, 2019 at 4:15pm
Air quality is currently unhealthy on the south end of Chaffee County. If smoke is thick or becomes thick in your neighborhood you may want to remain indoors. This is especially true for those with heart disease, respiratory illnesses, the very young, and the elderly. Consider limiting outdoor activity when moderate to heavy smoke is present. Consider relocating temporarily if smoke is present indoors and is making you ill. If visibility is less than 5 miles in smoke in your neighborhood, smoke has reached levels that are unhealthy.
For more information, please contact Chaffee County Public Health at 719-530-2564 or go to this link.