TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2019 /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. The warming centre at Metro Hall will close at noon.
Service remains available 24 hours a day/seven days a week at several 24-hour respite sites at locations across the city.
Find out about services for homeless and under-housed 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 https://www.toronto.ca/extremeweatherready.
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SOURCE City of Toronto
For further information: Media contacts: Lenore Bromley, Toronto Public Health, 416-338-7974, Lenore.Bromley@toronto.ca; Greg Seraganian, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, 416-397-4431, Greg.Seraganian@toronto.ca