Air Quality Flag Program

Air Quality Flag Program infographics

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