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Air Quality Awareness Week, May 2-6, 2022



May 2 – 6, 2022, is Air Quality Awareness Week.  This year’s theme is “ Be Air Aware & Prepared!”. The most common air pollutants in our region, ozone, sometimes called smog, and particle pollution, pose health risks for many residents each year.  Each day during the week a news release and a social media post will feature a topic for you to learn more about air quality.   Read more.  Print full press release.

Links to Daily Press Releases to learn about each focus:

Monday, May 2           Wildfires & Smoke

Tuesday, May 3           Asthma & Your Health

Wednesday, May 4    Participatory Science & Sensors

Thursday, May 5         Environmental Justice & Air Quality

Friday, May 6               Air Quality Around the World

Air Quality Awareness Continues Year-Around - Download "20 Ways YOU Can Clean the AirChecklist to learn how YOU help reduce air pollution locally in your community.

Visit for a one-stop source for air quality data and AQAW 2022 resources: