The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has extended its current air quality advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley, warning of unhealthy air on Tuesday for sensitive individuals and groups.
According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District forecast, air quality will also be unhealthy in the following areas:
* West San Gabriel Valley
* East San Gabriel Valley
* Pomona Walnut Valley
Los Angeles County Health Officer Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, advises people living or working in these areas with heart disease, asthma or other respiratory diseases to minimize outdoor activities.
Children who have sensitive conditions, including heart disease, asthma, and other chronic respiratory diseases, should not participate in outdoor physical activity and should stay indoors as much as possible.
For current air quality maps and forecast, visit the AQMD website at www.aqmd.gov/home/air-quality.