UV index health partners

Environment and Climate Change Canada works closely with it's federal partner Health Canada to help reduce the risk of Canadians to weather related health issues, such as UV radiation. Health Canada provides key information to Canadians about:

Information from Health Canada is provided in both official languages.

Other health partners include

The World Health Organization - Information is provided in English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish. The World Health Organization (WHO) provides information on UV rays, ozone depletion, sun safety, tanning beds and WHO programs.

The Canadian Cancer Society - Their web site provides information about UV rays, sun safety, Vitamin D, and indoor tanning. Information on this web site is provided in both official languages.

Canadian Dermatology Association -Information is provided in both official languages.

The BC Cancer Agency - Information about their sun awareness program.

A call to your local public health agency can get you answers to your sun safety questions and advice on health concerns for you and your family. You can find a listing for your local public health agency in your local telephone directory or on the Internet.

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