Public Service Announcement

Feb. 16, 2021

Please be advised that an extreme cold weather alert has been issued for Feb. 17, 2021.

The Halton Region Health Department issues cold warnings during any of the following weather conditions:

  • Daily predicted low of -15 degrees Celsius without wind-chill
  • Environment Canada issues an extreme cold warning for outdoor activity (temperature or wind chill to reach -30 degrees Celsius for at least two consecutive hours)

Residents are encouraged to check in on family, friends and neighbours, especially those who may be vulnerable to cold-weather related illnesses, and remember to keep your pets warm.

Learn more about the health risks due exceptionally cold temperatures from Halton Region Public Health.

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For media inquiries, please contact: 
Mark Taylor
Senior Advisor, Public Relations
905-878-7252 ext. 2522
Email Communications Staff