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Air quality advisory for Prince George, Cariboo, Vanderhoof

Smoke in the skies due to wildfires in the region has prompted an air quality advisory for the Cariboo and Prince George regions, including Vanderhoof.

Smoke concentrations will vary widely as winds, fire behaviour and temperatures change.

Consider avoiding strenuous outdoor activities. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, contact your health care provider: difficulty in breathing, chest pain or discomfort, and sudden onset of cough or irritation of airways. Exposure is particularly a concern for infants, the elderly and those who have underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, and lung or heart disease.

This bulletin will remain in effect until further notice.

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