Planned hazard reduction burns affecting air quality across Sydney and parts of NSW
NSW Health is warning people to take precautions over the coming days from planned hazard reduction burns. This may cause smoke and poor air quality.
Follow the tips to reduce your risk:
- avoid vigorous outdoor activity when it’s smoky
- spend more time indoors, keep doors and windows closed in your home until the smoke clears
- avoid indoor sources of air pollution like cigarettes, candles and incense sticks
- follow the doctor’s advice on medicines and asthma management plan if you have one. Consult with the doctor if symptoms worsen.
Continue to monitor air quality information.
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