Nebraska Health Officials Warn of Possible Breathing Issues from Fireworks
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska
health officials say anyone with breathing problems might want to limit
the time they spend outside over the next couple days because of
Douglas County Health Director Dr. Adi Pour says the
smoke from fireworks can aggravate breathing problems. That's especially
true for people with asthma, the elderly, young children and people
with heart or lung disease.
Pour says those people should limit
the amount of time they spend outside over the next couple days and
avoid strenuous activity.
Pour says the fireworks air pollution should by mostly gone by Friday evening.