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Recognize heat illnesses and heat sensitive diseases, their key risk factors and treatment priorities.
Many places in Canada have a high number of extreme heat events, often called heat waves. Extreme heat can put your health at risk, causing illnesses like heat stroke and even death.
Heat and especially extreme heat can cause a range of heat-related illnesses and exacerbate certain chronic conditions.
2011 Health Canada Toolkit for Public Health and Emergency Management Officials. This toolkit presents communication best practices for addressing health risks from extreme heat events.
This document provides guidance to health authorities working to protect people in Canada from extreme heat by considering COVID-19 in heat alert and response planning. COVID-19 information evolves rapidly and this document is based on the medical community's current understanding of this issue.
Little information is available to address considerations specific to the assessment of vulnerability to the health impacts of extreme heat events. This document addresses this need. The stakeholders and assessment steps relevant to the investigation of heat-health vulnerabilities in Canadian communities are presented along with examples of method application and information on key challenges and limitations.
Even though heat-related deaths are preventable, extreme heat events have been associated with sudden, short-term increases in mortality, especially among older adults, those who are chronically ill and socially disadvantaged people. This guidebook informs how to prevent deaths in the community caused by heat waves.
"The Heating Assistance Rebate Program helps low-income Nova Scotians with the cost of home heating. Rebates range from $100 to $200. Applicants are able to apply online or by mail for the program annually. Data field names: - total applications received - applications approved/denied - mailed in applications - online applications - opt-in applications from Property Tax Rebate for Seniors - device breakdown of online applicants - Cheque payments vs direct deposit payments of applicants - Renters vs Home Owner stats for applicants - Fuel type breakdown (wood, electricity, oil, natural gas, etc) - Total number of seniors applying online vs mail - Number of emails collected from applicants "
Approved list of the eligible air source heat pumps and cold climate heat pumps models for the Canada Greener Homes Grant. *
In response to a high level of interest in the Canada Greener Homes Grant initiative we are seeking to ensure equipment model lists used by the program are up to date and include all equipment models meeting current program criteria. Eligible model lists are scheduled for near term updates the week of November 16 2021 and last week of January 2022 respectively. The November 2021 update will be a ‘refresh’ and will add equipment models that have already qualified since the program launch in May 2021.
Heat Wave represents the consecutive number of days (April 1 – October 31) where the maximum daily temperature is greater than 25 or 30 degrees respectively. Heat wave products are only generated during the Growing Season, April 1 through October 31.