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Heat Health

Heat Health

Heat Health

Friday January 4th is forecast to be the hottest day of 2019 with 44 degrees predicted.

A total fire ban has been put in place and a Heat Health Alert issued for the North East District.

People are requested to ensure they drink plenty of water, stay indoors with air conditioning or a fan on and check in on neighbours living alone or the elderly.

Never leave kids, older people or pets in cars.

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The Rural City of Wangaratta is offering free entry to the Swan Street Olympic Pool from 10am to 8:30pm.

The Wangaratta Library is also open 9:30am to 6pm as a cool retreat.

If you feel unwell, see a doctor or call 'Nurse on Call' on 1300 60 60 24.

In an emergency call 000.

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