Summer heat health alert - Saturday 2 March 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:
- Heat health status – Department of Health and Human Services
- VicEmergency – Incidents and warnings
- Survive the heat – Better Health Channel
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.