Springtime has arrived and pollen is in the air. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, the St. Louis area ranks 31st in the country in a list of "allergy capitals."
The site looks at levels of pollen, average use of medications per patient and the number of board certified allergists per patient. St. Louis's score dropped from 29th last year. The region ranked worse than average for pollen levels; average for use of medication; and better than average for the number of allergists.
Now you can check the daily allergy forecast as easily as the weather forecast.
The Allergy Alert tool from Pollen.com above shows which pollen allergens are high in Ballwin-Ellisville today.
Please note that an advertisement cycles into the tool.