Updated 09 June 2016

Action point


When doing outdoor chores, wear a mask.

Get one of those surgical masks that doctors wear in hospital or the ones carpenters wear to avoid breathing in dust. This will decrease your exposure to pollen particles.

Read more about preventing allergies.


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