Photo Credit: a 10+ Air Quality Health Index rating is in place for the Nanaimo area by the province. B.C. Government
By: NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
NANAIMO — An air quality advisory is in place for the Nanaimo and Parksville areas due to thickened smoke from wildfires.
The B.C. Government listed the mid-island's Air Quality Health Index at a 10+ Monday morning, which is considered a very high health risk.
At risk populations such as children and the elderly should avoid physical outdoor exertion.
Otherwise if you have symptoms like coughing or…