Air quality remains poor at times in the region due to forest fires.
The Regional Public Health Department invites the population to apply preventive measures since the air quality remains poor at times.
The health authorities mention in a press release that for the next 48 hours, the air quality should however continue to improve.
Saturday morning, Senneterre Mayor Nathalie-Ann Pelchat expressed concern about the pollution that covers the region.
The heavy weather that we feel this morning and which should last all day, possibly for the next few days. It is very much the air quality that will be monitored. Currently, it is still considered good, except that you never know with the winds that can push, if there are changes at this level, so it is very much the quality of the air that should be monitored, mentions the mayor in a video posted on social networks.
Regional public health invites the population to limit or postpone outdoor activities in the presence visible smoke or the smell of smoke.
Forest Fires: We must hold on until tomorrow and Monday