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AQI for Ozone
Color & Health Words What to Do

GREEN is Good

Just enjoy the clean air!

YELLOW is Moderate

Air quality is fine for most people, including children like you. However, if you know you are extra sensitive to pollution, you might want to limit the time you spend playing outside.

ORANGE is Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups

People with lung disease, such as asthma, and active kids and grown-ups should limit how long or how hard they play or are active outside. Remember, it's important to think about how the air quality is making you feel! If you don't feel so great, take it a little easier.

RED is Unhealthy

People with lung disease, such as asthma, and active kids and grown-ups should not spend a long time playing or being active outdoors. Everybody else should limit how long they are active outside.

PURPLE is Very Unhealthy

People with lung disease, such as asthma, and active kids and grown-ups should not spend any time playing or being active outdoors. Everybody else should limit outdoor activities.

MAROON is Hazardous
(usually not shown)

No one should play or be active outside.

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