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Yellow heat health alerts now cover all southern England and the Midlands

All regions in the south of England and the Midlands now have a yellow heat health alert. The alerts start from today, 18 July, and will be in place until Saturday 20 July. Expected hot weather may have minor impacts on the health and social care sector.

Heat-health alert for Yorkshire and The Humber

Last updated on Thursday, 18 July 2024 at 10:05am

Type
Heat Health Alert
Colour
Green
Start
18 July 2024 at 05:00pm
End
20 July 2024 at 11:00pm

Description

Minor impacts are possible across the health and social care sector, including:

  • Increased use of healthcare services by the vulnerable population.
  • Increase in risk of mortality amongst vulnerable individuals and increased potential for indoor environments to become very warm.
  • But these are not expected.
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