Heat warning continues today

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FROM LAMBTON PUBLIC HEALTH

 

With the prediction of hot and humid weather continuing for the remainder of the day, Lambton Public Health has issued an Extended Heat Warning for Lambton County. In high temperatures and humidity, your body may not be able to cool properly which can lead to heat exhaustion or even heat stroke.

The warning will remain in effect until tonight when conditions are expected to ease.

An Extended Heat Warning is issued when a heat warning extends beyond two consecutive days. This is when vulnerable populations are most at risk.

Lambton Public Health reminds residents to take precautions.

  • Find ways to cool off. Seek shade, avoid the sun, access cooling centre locations with air conditioning, take a cold shower, and drink plenty of fluids.
  • Learn how to detect symptoms of heat-related illness.
  • Check on the elderly and those who are vulnerable.

To learn more about extreme heat and your health visit www.lambtonhealth.on.ca

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