Beechworth Health Service and Indigo Shire Council have established Cool Relief Centres, which provide refuge for people during extreme heat conditions, in Beechworth, Chiltern, Kiewa, Tangambalanga, Rutherglen and Yackandandah.
Businesses and organisations with air conditioning and seating space are being asked to provide water for those seeking relief from the heat.
If you are interested in becoming a Cool Relief Centre please contact Council on 1300 365 005.
Cool Relief Centre stickers will be on display on the windows of participating businesses.
The following centres have offered their premises, and more will join over summer:
Heat can affect everyone so please:
For more information about how to stay safe in the heat, visit www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au.