The Weather Network has launched the Allergy Outlook in partnership with FLONASE® Allergy Relief, LONASE® Allergy Relief,recently launched in Canada as the first and only non-prescription nasal spray indicated for relief of both eye-related and nasal allergy symptoms.1,2 Launching initially in British Columbia, where seasonal allergies typically begin in February, the Allergy Outlook will be fully available across Canada in March, just as seasonal allergies are beginning to flourish with the spring weather. For the 25 per cent of Canadians suffering from seasonal allergies,3 the Allergy Outlook provides valuable and timely information on mold, pollen and air quality levels.
“The Allergy Outlook report provides allergy sufferers with the information they need to know in one convenient place, while at home or on the go,” said Martin Belanger, Director of Content and Product Management with The Weather Network and MétéoMédia. “The visual graphs and detailed legend are comprehensive and will help our users get the most out of their day.”
Weather plays an important role in how seasonal allergies manifest, and weather patterns can affect allergens like pollen and mold that trigger allergy symptoms. For this reason, FLONASE® Allergy Relief and The Weather Network have teamed up to help Canadians – a fitting collaboration that will educate allergy sufferers about the impact of changing weather patterns and help them manage their symptoms.
The Allergy Outlook report, available at theweathernetwork.com, meteomedia.com and Flonase.ca, delivers a visual look at the risk of pollen, mold and air quality information every day for nearly 11,000 locations across Canada. To help Canadians understand their risks for allergy symptoms, air quality indicators will be available for the current day with a rating of low, medium or high. Pollen and mold levels will include ratings for both the current day and up to 48 hours in advance with ratings of low, medium, high and very high.
The Weather Network & MétéoMédia are also releasing educational and informative articles throughout the season regarding allergies and how weather can, at times, affect pollen, mold or air quality levels in the atmosphere.
Canadians can consult theweathernetwork.com, meteomedia.com and Flonase.ca on desktop and mobile sites to access the Allergy Outlook report and learn more about seasonal allergies.
About FLONASE® Allergy Relief
FLONASE® Allergy Relief is the first and only non-prescription nasal spray in Canada indicated for relief of both eye-related and nasal allergy symptoms caused by seasonal and year-round allergens, including pollen, mold, dust and pets.4 It provides 24 hour, non-drowsy allergy relief of: sneezing, itchy nose and throat, runny nose and itchy, watery eyes, nasal congestion and sinus pain and pressure.5,6 FLONASE® Allergy Relief is available at local pharmacies for adults 18 years and older.7