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.
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.
Identifies cooling centres and air conditioned public places in the City of Toronto.
Provides information about summer heat safety tips.
How landlords of rooming houses, lodging homes and other multi residential premises where vulnerable individuals reside, can play an important role in protecting their tenants from extreme heat.
Provides information to community partners to assist them during heat and extreme heat alerts.