Beat the Heat
After a long winter, many people look forward to enjoying summer weather. However, the heat can be a health risk. Please visit the following sites for tips on staying safe in the summer:
Toronto Public Health: How to beat the heat.
Canadian Red Cross: Heat-Related Emergencies: Staying Cool and Hydrated in Canadian Summers
Be safe under the sun
Outdoor activities are common during the summer, but make sure you stay safe under the sun to avoid sunburns and skin cancers.
- Use sunscreens of SPF30 or more.
- Wear clothings that protect your skin
- Seek shade
- Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes
- Avoid the sun when the UV index is high
Having fun safely in the water
Many people spend time around water during the summer. Please check out these safety tips from the Canadian Red Cross:
Have fun and stay safe!