Heat Warning Alert Ended for the County of Haliburton, City of Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland County
PORT HOPE (July 7, 2023) — The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (HKPR) District Health Unit is advising that the Heat Warning Alert issued on July 4, 2023 and the Extended Heat Warning Alert issued on July 5, 2023 for the County of Haliburton, City of Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland County has ended effective today as a result of Environment Canada forecasting cooler temperatures and less humid air.
While the extreme heat warning has ended, the HKPR District Health Unit would like to remind people to continue taking precautions in hot weather to avoid heat-related illness. This includes drinking plenty of water to stay hydrated, keeping indoor spaces cool, avoiding direct sunlight and long periods in the heat whenever possible, and checking in on your friends, neighbours and family members to ensure they are staying cool and hydrated.
Extreme heat can be dangerous. Knowing how to prepare for the next heat warning can help you stay safe and healthy. Find more information, tips, resources and active local heat alerts at www.hkpr.on.ca/Heat.
- Media Alert: Heat Warning Alert Issued for the County of Haliburton, City of Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland County (July 4, 2023)
- Media Alert: Extended Heat Warning Alert Issued for the County of Haliburton, City of Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland County (July 5, 2023)
Maddie Forestell, Communications Officer, HKPR District Health Unit, email@example.com, 1-866-888-4577 x 1234 or Abby Tabaco, Emergency Management Health Hazard Coordinator, HKPR District Health Unit, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1-866-888-4577, ext. 1333.
About the Haliburton, Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit provides important public health programs and services to residents in Northumberland County, Haliburton County, and the City of Kawartha Lakes. Our dedicated team of public health professionals, led by our Medical Officer of Health, promote healthy living, protect against disease, and prevent illness and injury. We work with health care providers and community partners to address emerging health issues, service gaps and social inequities to support residents in being well and reaching their full potential. Our values of trust, engagement, accountability, and leadership guide what we do every day. Learn more at www.hkpr.on.ca.