The City of Indianapolis is predicting that Friday, June 15 will be a Knozone Air Quality Action Day. The city’s air could be so polluted and unclean that the Air Quality Index may rank it as a category “orange.” Harmful ground-level ozone, which is an important element of smog, is supposed to be high as a result of many factors such as high temperatures and intense sunlight.
High levels of ground-level ozone worsen breathing-related illnesses, cardiovascular disease, and other serious health problems. Children, the elderly, and those suffering from lung disease and asthma should pay especially close attention to their health and consult their physician about any concerns.
In order to prevent ground-ozone pollution, businesses and individuals are asked to follow certain guidelines: