Public Health Lifts Heat Warning for Peterborough City, County and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations

Written by admin, July 19, 2013

July 19, 2103 – Public Health Continues to Monitor Forecast for Extreme Heat Conditions

With the forecast of cooler temperatures and less humid air, beginning July 20, 2013 Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Heat Warning issued on Monday, July 15, 2013.

Even though the Heat Warning has been lifted, residents are reminded to take precautions in hot weather, including drinking plenty of water to stay hydrated, keeping their homes cool and staying out of the sun whenever possible.  The Public Health will continue to monitor the weather forecasts throughout the summer and issue heat alerts, warnings or emergencies when forecasted.  Further information about staying healthy in extreme heat conditions and Public Health’s Heat Alert and Response System can be found on www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca .

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For further information, please contact:
Julie Ingram
Public Health Inspector
705-743-1000, ext. 351