HEALTH ADVISORY: COLD WEATHER ALERT - December 16, 2016 - CANCELLED 

For Immediate Release
 
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The Medical Officer of Health for the Brant County Health Unit has cancelled the Cold Weather Alert that was initiated on December 14, 2016.

The Brant County Health Unit and the City of Brantford have worked together with various community agencies to ensure that emergency accommodation is available to people who are at particular risk to the cold weather. Anyone who does not have shelter is encouraged to seek it.

  • For emergency accommodation requests, referrals to approved shelters and other services during regular business hours (8:30am to 4:30pm) Monday to Friday, call Outreach Program at (519) 759-3330. The Outreach Program is located at 220 Colborne St., Brantford.
  • For emergency accommodation requests, referrals to approved shelters and other services after hours and on weekends call your local police service:
    Brantford Police 519-756-7050
    OPP 519-442-2242
    Six Nations Police 519-445-2811
  • Individuals are welcome to access the Brantford Public Library during regular business hours to warm (cool) themselves. Hours of operation and location can be found at:
    http://brantford.library.on.ca/contact/#hours

Original signed by Jeff Kowal, Manager Environmental Health & Emergency Preparedness Brant
County Health Unit
519-753-4937, ext 238

Original signed by Malcolm Lock, MD Medical Officer of Health
Brant County Health Unit
519-753-4937, ext. 221

Brant County Health Unit
194 Terrace Hill Street, Brantford, ON N3R 1G7, 519-753-4937
www.bchu.org