Local & Regional
Thu May 27, 2010
By KWGS News
Tulsa, OK – Friday in an Ozone Alert Day in Tulsa.
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.
Take Action on Ozone Alert! Days
Leave your car at home. Walk, bike, carpool, ride the bus ortelecommute.
Avoid long idle times. Walk in rather than drive thru.
Postpone refueling. Wait until evening or not at all.
Postpone mowing and using other gas-powered lawn tools.
Postpone errands. Do them another day.
Avoid gas-powered lawn tools until evening.
For More Information, Email Alert! Notifications, and Real-Time Ozone Levels, go to:www.OzoneAlert.Com