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Health Department issues health advisory for smoke

Posted on AllSides March 13th, 2024

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department issued a health advisory Wednesday for smoke from burning north of Nebraska City that may reach unhealthy levels for some people. “Prescribed burning near Nebraska City combined with easterly winds may result in brief periods of smoke levels that are unhealthy for sensitive groups, but that smoke is likely to move out of the area as a storm front moves in later today and this evening,” said Gary Bergstrom, air quality program supervisor for the health department. Sensitive groups that could be affected by the...

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