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Heat Warning - June 21, 2022

Posted on Monday June 20, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

The Medical Officer of Health for the City of Hamilton has initiated a Heat Warning beginning June 21, 2022. Heat Warnings stay in effect until they are cancelled or escalated to an Extended Heat Warning. A Heat Warning is issued when there are two or more consecutive days forecasted with daytime highs greater than or equal to 31C and nighttime lows greater than or equal to 20C or two or more consecutive days with a Humidex of 40C or greater. We advise precautions that include limiting physical outdoor activities, access to water and monitoring for heat stress. The following fact sheet is meant to assist staff and students to protect themselves through prevention, identification and response to symptoms of heat stress. You can also visit the City of Hamilton’s or Health Canada’s websites for more information.

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