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How to cope and stay safe in extreme heat: brochure
The brochure contains information about the effects of extreme heat, who is at risk and how you can prepare yourself and others.
During extreme heat, it is easy to become dehydrated or for your body to overheat. If this happens, you may develop heat cramps, heat exhaustion or even heatstroke.
Heatstroke is a medical emergency that can result in permanent damage to your vital organs or even death if not treated immediately. Extreme heat can also make existing medical conditions worse.
- Victorian Department of Health
- Target audience:
- December 2015
- Last reviewed:
- January 2024