NewsParamedic says preparation is the best defense against heat stroke SHARE ON: James Bowler, contributor, Wednesday, Jun. 27th, 2018 Photo credit: suppliedA heat wave is coming to Haliburton and emergency officials want you to be prepared.Environment Canada predicts the upcoming long weekend temperatures could reach the mid-40s with the humidity.Paramedic Stuart McKinnon says heat stroke is the biggest concern when the temperature gets that high. He says there are some simple steps you can take to protect yourself. //www.mymuskokanow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/heat-prep-clip-1.wavMcKinnon says you should always be aware of the signs of heat stroke. //www.mymuskokanow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/heat-prep-clip-2.wavIf someone is suffering from these symptoms they need to get out of the heat and hydrate as soon as possible.