Weather and Your Health

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Being outdoors is good for you!  But too much heat, cold, sun or smog can affect your health.   To provide health-related guidance to Canadians, Environment Canada produces forecasts of air quality, UV and extremes of heat and cold.

Be prepared before you go outside:

  1. Check the daily Environment Canada forecast for updates on weather conditions that can affect your health.
  2. Visit the following links to find out more about how the weather can affect your health, including simple steps you can take to protect yourself:

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