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Survive the heat this summer. Extreme heat can affect anybody. Those most at risk are older people, young children and people with a medical condition. We encourage you, your family and friends to subscribe to receive heat health alerts, this can help to keep Victorians safe this summer.
Survive the heat this summer with these five simple tips:
- Drink more water
- Never leave anyone in a car
- Stay somewhere cool
- Plan ahead
- Check in on others
IPC Health’s General Practitioners across Deer Park, Wyndham Vale and Hoppers Crossing are now registered for the Closing the Gap scheme. This means we can now offer reduced pharmaceutical costs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
The Hon. Jill Hennessy MP, Minister for Health visited IPC Health’s Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies program today. Because of the success of the program that provides mums with the support they need to give their babies the best possible start to life, the Minister announced that the program will be expanded in rural and regional Victoria.
Grass pollen season (October through December) brings a seasonal increase in asthma and hay fever and also the chance of epidemic thunderstorm asthma.
Be as prepared as you can be with this public information and education campaign from the Department of Health should another epidemic thunderstorm asthma event occur again.
We have recently completed our first draft Reconciliation Action Plan and we would like to hear your opinion about it. You can send your feedback to our Chief Strategy, Business Development and Communications at Jayne.Nelson@ipchealth.com.au