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Allergy sufferers in Kelowna beware

Summer pollen is now in the air

Allergy sufferers beware, pine and fresh cut grass are in the air.

According to Aerbology Research Laboratories A lot of the spring allergens, birch, alder and cedar those are almost over, as the summer alergens such as pine, grass and mustard weeds levels start to rise.

Related:Pass the tissue: Length of allergy season up 60 per cent

”The three major allergens to look out for are pine, mustard weeds and freshly cut grass. Although we have not seen a rise in allergens in Kelowna this year,” Dawn Jurgens, director, operations and quality management at Aerbology Research Laboratories said.

Related: UBCO professor develops tool to determine pollen travel

For more information on pollen forecasts you can check the Weather Network or download the Allergy Sufferers App by Aerbology Research Laboratories.

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