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'Very high health risk:' province labels Nanaimo's air quality as among worst in B.C.

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

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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…

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