Winter wellness

Most South Australian households are well prepared for the challenges presented by a long, hot summer. However we’re often unaware of, and unprepared for, the dangers that winter presents to our health.

Last year South Australia suffered a severe flu season - over 28,000 South Australians were struck down with the flu and 118 people died of complications from the illness.

Staying well in winter is about more than just getting the flu vaccine. Follow our #WinterWellness tips and protect yourself and your family this season.


Resources

Winter wellness resources for the workplace, schools or health services.

Protecting yourself and your family this winter

Staying well in winter is about more than just getting vaccinated. Get #WinterWellness tips here.

Protecting the vulnerable this winter

For some vulnerable groups winter can be dangerous. Find out how to protect the elderly, people with chronic conditions and children this winter.

Winter safety

Electric blankets, gas heaters and blackouts are all dangers this time of year. Winter-proof your house and keep your family safe.

Self care

Emergency Departments are here to deal with emergencies, but for minor illness or injury, there are a range of other care options to consider.

Flu (seasonal) – including symptoms, treatment and prevention

Last year in South Australia 118 people died from the flu. Find out how you can protect yourself and your family this winter.