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Clark County Issues Air Advisory For 4th Of July

Anticipating smoke and ozone from fireworks over the Fourth of July holiday, the Clark County Department of Air Quality issued an advisory today for Saturday and Sunday. 

Dust from smoke and ground-level ozone can aggravate respiratory diseases, such as asthma and bronchitis, as well as heart diseases, they said in a press release. 

They advise everyone to limit strenuous outdoor activities and said children and older people should stay indoors.

Jay Bartos joined Nevada Public Radio in 1993 to develop and manage the state’s first radio reading service for people unable to use standard printed material due to blindness or another disability. After the reading service was discontinued in 2011, he became the afternoon host on KNPR for ten years. Jay can now be heard on air on News 88.9 KNPR and Classical 89.7 KCNV throughout the week.