Simcoe, July 15, 2016

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Malcolm Lock, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit’s Medical Officer of Health, has ended the Heat Alert for Norfolk and Haldimand, which was issued July 12th.
One of two weather conditions are not expected for the Haldimand and Norfolk area:

  • Humidex is expected to reach 40ºC or higher.
  • Humidex is expected reach 36ºC or higher with a Smog Alert.

Heat warnings are issued when very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.
For up to date information about weather alerts from Environment Canada, please visit www.weather.gc.ca/warnings

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Media Contact:
Adrienne Andrew
Health Inspector, Environmental Health Team
519-426-6170 ext. 3267
adrienne.andrew@hnhu.org