TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, has terminated the Extreme Cold Weather Alert as of noon today. Service remains available 24 hours a day/seven days a week through to April 15, 2018, at several 24-hour winter respite drop-ins at locations across the city.
Find out more about winter and other services for homeless and underhoused individuals at http://www.toronto.ca/homelesshelp.
More information and tips for staying warm during cold weather are available at https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/health-wellness-care/health-programs-advice/extreme-cold-weather/.
Information to help residents prepare for extreme weather and weatherproof their homes is available at http://www.toronto.ca/extremeweatherready.
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SOURCE City of Toronto
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