What to do after hot weather has passed

Coping with hot weather can be very stressful and tiring. It can take a couple of days for you to completely recover.

Follow these tips for recovery after hot weather or extreme heat:

  • Continue to drink plenty of water so your body can get back on track.
  • Open doors and windows to let cool air though your home.
  • Get plenty of rest and, if you feel unwell, make a time to see your doctor.
  • Think about the things that you could do differently, so you are better able to cope next time it is very hot.
  • Contact family and friends to see how they coped and to check if they need any help.

Make any necessary changes to your home so it will be more comfortable next time there is hot weather or extreme heat.