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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.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 7, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Extreme heat events, guidelines, assessing health vulnerability, key challenges and limitations, Federal publications, official publications
Federal

Heat and especially extreme heat can cause a range of heat-related illnesses and exacerbate certain chronic conditions.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 7, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Heat and extreme heat, Extreme Heat Events Guidelines, health care workers, Federal publications, official publications
Federal

2011 Health Canada fact sheet on community care, heat illnesses and recommended actions to help avoid heat illnesses.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 7, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Community care, extreme heat, heat illness, prevention and preliminary care, Federal publications, official publications
Federal

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.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Mar. 28, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Extreme heat, heat waves, health.
Federal

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.

Last Updated: Aug. 26, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 30, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, extreme heat, extreme heat and COVID-19, heat alert and response planning
Federal

Recognize heat illnesses and heat sensitive diseases, their key risk factors and treatment priorities.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 7, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Acute care, extreme heat, health care workers, heat illnesses, heat sensitive diseases, Federal publications, official publications
Provincial

Toolkit for heads of public bodies - Ministerial Public Bodies and Statutory and Non-statuory Public Bodies, Designated Privacy Officer Toolkit Assessing & Reporting Breaches - Ministerial Public Bodies & Statutory and Non-Statutory Public Bodies

Last Updated: Mar. 30, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 12, 2021
Organization: Government of Yukon
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  atipp act, designated, head, access, privacy, toolkit, ministerial, statutory, non-statutory
Federal

This toolkit provides information to support health care providers to understand their options in providing care for their patients who use drugs during the pandemic.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Sep. 1, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, pandemic, controlled substances, substance use, health care providers, patients who use drugs
Federal

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.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 7, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Heat Alert and Response Systems, guidebook, extreme heat, heat-related deaths, heat waves
Federal

Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice (the HPCDP Journal) is the monthly, online scientific journal of the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch of the Public Health Agency of Canada. The journal publishes articles on disease prevention, health promotion and health equity in the areas of chronic diseases, injuries and life course health. Content includes research from fields such as public/community health, epidemiology, biostatistics, the behavioural and social sciences, and health services or economics.

Last Updated: Sep. 24, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 15, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Climate change, heat waves, seniors, health promotion, multimorbidity, prevalence, British Columbia, Canada, cross-sectional
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