Receive the Pollen Report by Email
What is the Pollen Report
Each weekday afternoon during the pollen season, the Forsyth County Office of Environmental
Assistance and Protection emails the daily Pollen Report to all our Pollen Report subscribers.
Our local pollen season typically occurs from late February through late October.
The Pollen Report indicates the day's pollen rating and predominant pollen type
(trees, grasses, or weeds). A pollen forecast for the next three days is also included
in the report. A typical report looks like the example shown below:
How do I subscribe?
Anyone with an email address is welcome to sign up to receive the Pollen Report.
There is no cost for the service, and you can unsubscribe at any time. Subscriptions
are handled automatically by Forsyth County's "list server". The list server stores
the email distribution list for the Pollen Report. The list server enables you to
subscribe to the Pollen Report simply by sending a special email message to the
To subscribe to the Pollen Report, send an email message according to the four steps
- In the "TO" box type: email@example.com
- Leave the "SUBJECT" box blank.
- In the body of the message type the following line of text: subscribe pollen
- Send the message!
Soon after sending the email, you will receive an email confirmation from firstname.lastname@example.org.
After that your first Pollen Report will arrive the next weekday afternoon between
2:45 and 3:45 pm.
How do I unsubscribe?
If you decide that you do not wish to receive the Pollen Report anymore, it is easy
to unsubscribe. Simply follow the instructions above except type unsubscribe
pollen in the message body instead of subscribe pollen.