Hot weather can affect everyone, however those at greater risk include older people, people with existing medical conditions, babies and young children, outdoor workers, socially isolated people, people who are homeless and pregnant women.
NSW Health has some useful tips and advice to help you plan ahead and prepare for the heat, and look out for the people most at risk.
You can also find more guidance on planning for the heat, including:
- How to prepare your home
- How to keep food safe
- How to manage your medications
- What to do during and after a power failure
- What to do when hot weather is forecast
- What to do after the heat has passed