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Alexa Skills: Getting Your Daily Allergy Impact Score

If you’re allergic to pollen or other allergens in your geographical area, there’s a new Alexa skill to help you determine how to face the day.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. has released a Zyrtec (yes, the allergy pill product) skill that delivers a daily report that includes weather, pollen count and predominant allergens for your area. Of course, it goes without saying that this new skill is part useful and part advertisement, but knowing how the environment could affect you during the day helps you prepare.

Where to get it: You can locate the Zyrtec Skill in the Amazon Alexa app, enable it using your voice, or use the following web link: Zyrtec – Your Daily AllergyCast

Alexa is available for Amazon devices Echo, Dot, Tap, Fire tablets, and Fire TV, but also on iOS, Android, and the web with Reverb.ai.


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