A heat warning has been issued for the week ahead, beginning today, Sunday, August 13, 2023. It is our hope that the resources included here will help you protect yourself and your loved ones from heat-related illnesses.
Environment Canada’s warnings for Nanaimo can be found here: https://weather.gc.ca/city/pages/bc-20_metric_e.html.
You can find information on how to stay hydrated in hot weather here: https://www.cdc.gov/…/userfiles/works/pdfs/2017-126.pdf.
Additionally, you can find WorkSafeBC’s guide on how to recognize, treat, and prevent heat stress at work here: https://www.worksafebc.com/…/preventing-heat-stress-at….
Please take care of yourselves during this weather event.