Also check the latest temperatures at the Bureau of Meteorology's website along with lots of helpful information on heat health at the Better Health Channel website Heat stress and heat-related illness.
VICEmergency have a map with the thunderstorm asthma forecast and the Department of Health has useful information on how to prepare for thunderstorm asthma.
Council, in conjunction with Hobsons Bay Police and Gateway Community Services, has established a Community Register. It is a confidential and secure database of Hobsons Bay residents who are over 50 years of age and/or have a disability. Volunteers from Gateway Community Services provide regular phone calls to check on their wellbeing, providing comfort and peace of mind.
Participation is voluntary and registration is free.
Please contact Gateway Community Services on 9399 3511 or to register yourself visit www.gatewaycommunityservices.org.au and download a registration form.