Schools are facing more days with unhealthy air quality than ever before, negatively impacting academic performance and increasing absences. Students and parents breathe easier knowing that your school has a plan for protecting student health.
On days when air quality is very poor, schools are recommended to enforce indoor activity schedules. Monitoring AQI levels at your school and following outdoor physical activity guidelines is one of the most effective ways to protect students.
1. Recommendations provided by CAPCOA's Air Quality Guidance Template for Schools and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) and Centers for Disease Control’s Air Quality and Outdoor Activity Guidance for Schools and Wildfire Smoke: A Guide for Public Health Officials.
Clarity OpenMap is a platform for schools to share data from their Clarity monitors with the school community and the public. Generate awareness about air quality and its health impacts by sharing your data on OpenMap.