The Air Quality Flag Program alerts school communities to local air quality forecasts so they can take actions to protect children, especially those with asthma.
Outdoor air pollution can trigger asthma attacks
1 in 12 children aged 0–17 years has asthma
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Page last reviewed: November 9, 2017
Content source: National Center for Environmental Health