The Baltimore area has reached Code Orange air quality and as the mercury rises, the air quality is forecasted to be unhealthy.
Residents are advised to limit outdoor physical activity, as the air pollution levels can be particularly harmful to children, older adults and anyone with a respiratory or heart condition.
Residents are encouraged to take the following actions to protect their health and the environment.
Limit driving, carpool or take public transit
Refuel your car in the evening
Put off lawn care until the air quality improves
Use a gas or electric grill instead of charcoal
You can protect yourself by wearing a mask. Why wear a mask?