By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — An air pollution warning has been issued for the Mon Valley.READ MORE: Sto-Rox Junior/Senior High Students Dismissed Early, Will Learn Virtually Due To Threat Of Violence
The Allegheny County Health Department issued the alert Sunday morning, saying that pollution levels were exceeded at an official monitoring station in the Mon Valley.READ MORE: Study Ranks Pennsylvania As 2nd Best State In U.S. For Christmas Decorations
The Health Department says the exceeded levels of pollution are expected to continue.
Young children, the elderly, and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air pollution and should limit outdoor activities during this time.
— Allegheny County Health Department (@HealthAllegheny) November 7, 2021
During this time in the Mon Valley, young children, elderly people, and those with respiratory problems are cautioned to limit the amount of time they spend outdoors.MORE NEWS: Pfizer Expected To Seek FDA Authorization For Booster Shots For 16, 17 Year-Olds