JULY 2016 – BEAT THE HEAT NEXT SUMMER – COMMUNICATION RESOURCES NOW ONLINE!

Hunter Councils Environment Division has recently completed the “Beat the Heat” project and launched a suite of community education materials including posters, flyers, webpage content, social media content, newsletter articles, scripts for Community Service Announcements, e-mail alerts and text alerts to promote heatwave awareness and preparedness.

Recognising that heatwaves can have serious impacts on community health and are a major cause of health problems every summer in Australia. Local Health Districts, Primary Health Care providers, Councils, Community Service Organisations, and community volunteer groups worked with Hunter Councils on the development of the resources.

Resources are now available from our website for the following target audiences / focus areas:

All of Community

The Elderly and People with a Disability

Families with Young Children

Rural and Isolated Communities

Medication Impacts

Avoiding Dehydration (Are You Drinking Enough?)

Community Cool Spots

To order your FREE printed copies of these resources, please contact us.

MORE INFORMATION: Brooke Willmott | Administration Coordinator P: (02) 4978 4020 E: brookew@huntercouncils.com.au