September 27th, 2016

Alberta Health Services issues heat advisory for entire South Zone


By Lethbridge Herald on June 26, 2015.

Due to elevated temperatures forecast for the Lethbridge and Medicine Hat areas, Alberta Health Services (AHS) has issued a Heat Advisory for the entire South Zone.  
Effective immediately, residents of and visitors to southern Alberta are advised to take precautions to protect themselves, their families and their neighbours from the potentially harmful effects of the sun (including burns, heat-related exhaustion and heat stroke).
As temperatures are forecast to remain elevated for the next 72 hours, this heat advisory will remain in effect for the next 72 hours until late afternoon Monday, June 29.
For more, including information and advice specific to seniors, children, individuals with pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular conditions, and outdoor workers, visit: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/heat.asp
Albertans can also contact Health Link at 811, for general heat-related health advice and information.
See tomorrow’s print edition of The Herald for the full story.

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