2017/09/27 – Extended Heat Warning terminated for Toronto

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September 27, 2017

Extended Heat Warning terminated for Toronto

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, has terminated the Extended Heat Warning for Toronto as of today.

More information is available at http://www.toronto.ca/health.

Information to help residents prepare for extreme weather and weatherproof their homes is available at http://www.toronto.ca/extremeweatherready.

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2017/09/25 – Extended Heat Warning Issued for Toronto

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September 25, 2017

Extended Heat Warning issued for Toronto

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, has upgraded the Heat Warning to an Extended Heat Warning, until further notice.

During an Extended Heat Warning, members of the public are encouraged to visit family, friends and neighbours, especially isolated adults and seniors who are at greater risk of suffering from heat-related illness, to make sure they are cool and drinking plenty of fluids. Other groups at risk include people with chronic illnesses, individuals with limited mobility or certain mental health illnesses, infants and young children, people on certain medications, and those who are homeless.

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2017/09/23- Heat Warning Issued for Toronto

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September 23, 2017

Heat Warning issued for Toronto

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, has issued a Heat Warning for Toronto today. The Heat Warning will be in effect until further notice.

During a Heat Warning, members of the public are encouraged to visit family, friends and neighbours, especially isolated adults and seniors who are at greater risk of suffering from heat-related illness, to make sure they are cool and drinking plenty of fluids. Other groups at risk include people with chronic illnesses, individuals with limited mobility or certain mental health illnesses, infants and young children, people on certain medications and those who are homeless.

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2017/06/11- Heat Warning Issued for Toronto

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June 11, 2017

Heat Warning issued for Toronto

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, has issued a Heat Warning for Toronto today. The Heat Warning will be in effect until further notice.

During a Heat Warning, members of the public are encouraged to visit family, friends and neighbours, especially isolated adults and seniors who are at greater risk of suffering from heat-related illness, to make sure they are cool and drinking plenty of fluids. Other groups at risk include people with chronic illnesses, individuals with limited mobility or certain mental health illnesses, infants and young children, people on certain medications and those who are homeless.

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2016/09/06- Heat Warning Declared for Toronto

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September 06, 2016

 Heat Warning Declared for Toronto

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Toronto’s Acting Medical Officer of Health, has issued a Heat Warning for Toronto today. The Heat Warning will be in effect until further notice.

During a Heat Warning, the public is encouraged to visit family, friends and neighbours, especially isolated adults and seniors who are at greater risk of suffering from heat-related illness, to make sure they are cool and drinking plenty of fluids. Other groups at risk include people with chronic illnesses, individuals with limited mobility or certain mental health illnesses, infants and young children, people on certain medications, and those who are homeless.

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2016/08/10 – Heat Warning continues in Toronto, cooling centres open

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August 09, 2016

 Heat Warning continues in Toronto, cooling centres open

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Toronto’s Acting Medical Officer of Health, is continuing the Heat Warning until further notice. The City's cooling centres will remain open during this time.

During a Heat Warning, the public is encouraged to visit family, friends and neighbours, especially isolated adults and seniors who are at greater risk of suffering from heat-related illness, to make sure they are cool and drinking plenty of fluids. Other groups at risk include people with chronic illnesses, individuals with limited mobility or certain mental health illnesses, infants and young children, people on certain medications, and those who are homeless.

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2016/08/09 – Heat Warning Declared for Toronto

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August 09, 2016

 Heat Warning Declared for Toronto

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Toronto’s Acting Medical Officer of Health, has issued a Heat Warning for Toronto today. The Heat Warning will be in effect until further notice.

During a Heat Warning, the public is encouraged to visit family, friends and neighbours, especially isolated adults and seniors who are at greater risk of suffering from heat-related illness, to make sure they are cool and drinking plenty of fluids. Other groups at risk include people with chronic illnesses, individuals with limited mobility or certain mental health illnesses, infants and young children, people on certain medications, and those who are homeless.

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