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Loyola monitoring air quality due to marsh fire

Loyola press release - August 31, 2011

Loyola University New Orleans is closely monitoring the situation with the marsh fire in Eastern New Orleans. Yesterday, the university cancelled all outdoor practices for both club sports and athletics teams due to air quality concerns. Outdoor practices will continue to be suspended until air quality in the area is deemed safe for strenuous outdoor activity. Students who have asthma or those with special needs should contact Student Health Services, (504) 865-3326, if they are experiencing any adverse effects. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals offers the following information and guidelines regarding smoke and air quality and health. Read more