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Heat Warning Alert Ended For Kawartha Lakes

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (HKPR) District Health Unit has ended 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 effective today as a result of Environment Canada ending its alert and forecasting conditions that no longer meets the heat warning criteria.

 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.

 Officials say extreme heat can be dangerous. Knowing how to prepare for the next heat warning can help you stay safe.

Find more information, tips, resources and active local heat alerts at www.hkpr.on.ca/Heat.


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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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