Heat Alert Lifted for City, County & Curve Lake & Hiawatha First Nations

Written by admin, July 8, 2013

July 8, 2013 – Public Health Continues to Monitor Forecast for Extreme Heat Conditions

With the forecast of cooler temperatures and less humid air, Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Heat Alert issued on Sunday, July 7, 2013.

Even though the Heat Alert 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:

Shawn Telford
Public Health Inspector
(705) 743-1000, ext. 287