Local & Regional
Tue June 23, 2009
By John Durkee
Tulsa, OK – The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Ozone Alert for Wednesday in Tulsa. The hot, dry, windless weather is expected to continue.
Persons with lung or heart disease should be aware that increased pollution may cause them to experience adverse health effects. Ozone affects people differently. Learn your limits. Symptoms include chest pain, coughing, sneezing, nausea, headache and pulmonary congestion.
Active children, adults and especially people with respiratory disease such as asthma should limit prolonged outdoor exertion.