Health Unit tips for protecting yourself in the cold
With the wind chill warning in effect across the district, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit wants you to protecting yourself. Emergency Management Coordinator Shernette Clarke says you should bundle up to prevent yourself from getting things like frost nip.
Besides frost nip and frost bite, you are also at risk for pneumonia. Clarke suggests wearing proper gloves, hats, scarves and even snow pants when going outside. When the weather is extremely cold, it’s best you avoid going outside. Temps are going to continue to drop tonight with wind chills making it feel more like minus 35.