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Wildfire smoke results in Air Quality Alert for western, central New Mexico – Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico 2021-06-09 09:16:53 –

Albuquerque, New Mexico (KRQE) – Albuquerque Bernalillo County Air Quality Program Health alert Rising ozone levels and smoke on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 will expire at 2:00 pm on Thursday, June 10, 2021. National Meteorological Service Wildfires in southern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico have resulted in continued smoke generation that continues to spread to western and central New Mexico.

Residents of western and central New Mexico are required to prepare for poor air quality by mid-afternoon as a condition. The NWS states that these conditions are likely to be redeveloped from late Wednesday night to Thursday morning.

Poor air quality affects patients with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, and heart disease. Unhealthy smoke levels also make adults, toddlers, and pregnant women over the age of 65 vulnerable.

According to Health Alert, people at high risk of respiratory problems from ozone and smoke are more susceptible to infections. COVID-19 (New Coronavirus Infection)..

Exposure to ozone and smoke can also increase the severity of COVID-19 symptoms, and infection with COVID-19 can increase the health effects of exposure to ozone and smoke.Health alert It was also published on Monday and extended until Tuesday...

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