The Environment Protection Authority Victoria has issued a low level alert due to smoke in the Greater Shepparton region.February 12, 2014 10:21am
With low level smoke across the region today as a result of bushfires, EPA Victoria forecasts has issued a low level alert.
It means that it is likely residents will see ongoing smoke impacts with visibility reduced to between 10 – 20 kilometres due to high particle concentrations in the air.
Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Dr Rosemary Lester advises the elderly, children and those with existing heart or lung conditions to limit prolonged or heavy physical activity.
“Where possible this sector of the community should also limit the time spent outdoors,” Dr Lester said.
“Anyone with a heart or lung condition should take their medication as prescribed by their doctor and people with asthma should follow their asthma management plan.”
Anyone with concerns about their health should seek medical advice or call NURSE-ON-CALL on 1300 60 60 24.
For fire information, phone the Victorian Bushfire Information Line 1800 240 667 or visit the Country Fire Authority Victoria.
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