Don’t you think it’s time to learn more about pollution and airborne diseases and infections so you can help protect yourself and your family?
We are here to help.
The most important thing you can do is to monitor the pollution and disease in your city and more importantly in your personal micro-environment. We have several tips in MONITORING to help you as well as maps in both the POLLUTION and DISEASE pages to show you in real time what is happening in your area.
Our FAQ in written and video format are designed to easily answer many of the questions we hear the most.
Do Masks and PAF’s Protect Against Flu and Other Infectious Diseases?
What are the Most Polluted Cities in US? How polluted is YOUR city? Interactive smog map reveals Earth’s most toxic locations and dirtiest power plants
What is PM 2.5 and PM 10?
What does the AQI mean to me?
What are exhalation vents and do I need one?
How Do Filters Work?
What is a fit test and why is it important?
Who is the most at risk? As people age, their bodies are less able to compensate for the effects of environmental hazards. Air pollution can aggravate heart disease and stroke, lung diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma, and diabetes. This leads to increased medication use, more visits to health care providers, admissions to emergency rooms and hospitals, and even death.
What Are Airborne Infectious Diseases?