The AQHI is a tool that was developed by Environment Canada and Health Canada. It can help you understand what air quality means to your health. It tells you how to:
Air pollution affects everyone differently. The AQHI tool has information and advice for people who are high risk for problems (e.g., older adults, or people with asthma, lung or heart disease). It will tell you how to protect yourself based on the level of the air quality. To learn more about the AQHI and how to use it, go to
Current as of: September 5, 2017
Author: Environmental Public Health, Alberta Health Services
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