Health Unit issues Heat Alert

Written September 10, 2013

(LEEDS-GRENVILLE, ONTARIO) Dr. Paula Stewart, Medical Officer of Health for the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, has issued a Heat Alert because of the high heat and humidity that is in the forecast for this week. Temperatures and humidex levels are expected to be high today and tomorrow. A combination of heat and high humidity can be hazardous to your health. Conditions during high heat and humidity have the potential to cause dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and in some cases death. – to read more>