Heat Alerts and Extreme Heat Alerts
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From May 15 to September 30 of each year, Toronto Public Health staff monitors the heat health alert system to determine when the Medical Officer of Health should declare a heat or extreme heat alert. During this time, the site is updated daily with the current alert status.
The heat health alert system
Learn more about how alerts are forecast and Toronto's hot weather response plan
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Heat Alert Notifications
Register to receive email and fax notification of heat alerts.
To change your notification options, call Toronto Health Connection at 416-338-7600.
During Hot Weather Conditions
Please call or visit family, friends and neighbours, especially isolated seniors to make sure they are alright.
Other groups at risk include people with chronic and pre-existing illnesses, infants and young children, people on certain medications and those who are marginally housed or homeless.
In Your Language
If you become ill, faint, have trouble breathing or feel confused or disoriented, call your doctor. In an emergency, call 911
For heat advice and related services, call 311
For more information on Toronto's Hot Weather Response Plan, call Toronto Health Connection at 416-338-7600
Last updated March 2012