Health alert issued for Albuquerque

Created: 06/07/2014 8:02 PM
By: Kristen Garcia,

The Environmental Health Department's Air Quality Program is issuing a health alert for those with respiratory conditions. High winds may cause elevated levels of particulate matter.

This alert will go into effect Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. and will remain in effect until Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.

People with asthma, chronic bronchitis and other respiratory and heart diseases, are encouraged to limit outdoor activity. Children and older adults may also be affected by particulate pollution.

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