Summer heat health alert - Thursday 28 February and Friday 1 March 2019

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

The Chief Health Officer has issued a heat health alert to notify Victorians of forecast extreme heat conditions at or above heat health temperature thresholds, based on the Bureau of Meteorology 7-day forecast. Please click on the following links for further information and advice:

People should respond in accordance with their heat plans and prepare for the heat. Please be mindful of neighbours, family, friends and pets and make sure you:

  • Drink more water;
  • Never leave kids, adults or pets in cars;
  • Check in on others;
  • Keep cool; and
  • Plan ahead.

Heat kills more Australians than any natural disaster.

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