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PUBLIC HEALTH

High-pollution advisory in place for Thursday

Posted 5/29/24

State health officials have issued an ozone high-pollution advisory for Thursday, May 30,  and advise caution for those planning strenuous outdoor activities.

Other recommendations include:

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PUBLIC HEALTH

High-pollution advisory in place for Thursday

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State health officials have issued an ozone high-pollution advisory for Thursday, May 30,  and advise caution for those planning strenuous outdoor activities.

Other recommendations include:

  • Drive less, carpool, use public transit, or telecommute. 
  • Fuel vehicles after dark or during cooler evening hours.
  • Reduce wait time in long drive-thru lines.
  • Avoid using leaf blowers. Use a rake or broom to keep debris out of the road and away from storm drains, ditches and streams.
  • Conserve electricity.
  • Wood burning in residential fireplaces, chimeneas, outdoor fire pits and similar outdoor fires is prohibited in Maricopa County. This includes individuals and businesses with permits for open burning.
  • Employees and contractors of government entities are prohibited from operating leaf blowers. Residents are encouraged to avoid leaf blowing.
  • Off-highway vehicles are prohibited from being used.