The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced Monday that the air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley is unhealthy for sensitive individuals, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
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Los Angeles County Health Officer and Public Health Director, Dr. Jonathan E. Fielding advises people living or working in the Santa Clarita Valley with heart disease, asthma or other respiratory disease to minimize outdoor activities. Schools that have children with sensitive conditions, including heart disease, asthma and other chronic respiratory diseases, should not allow them to participate in physical education or outdoor physical activity and should have them stay indoors as much as possible.
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Source: Santa Clarita News