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Webinar: Building Climate Resilience by Connecting to Health
Thursday, 06 September 2018, 2:00
Thursday, September 6, 2018. 2:00PM. Webinar: Building Climate Resilience by Connecting to Health. Kristin Raab and Nissa Tupper, Minnesota Department of Health; Aaron Ferguson, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services; and Margaret Round, Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Sponsored by National Adaptation Forum. More information here.
Climate change has been called the greatest 21st century threat to public health. Health departments from around the country, concerned about the negative health impacts of climate change, are engaging communities and professionals from other disciplines to implement adaptation strategies and increase community resiliency. Speakers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative will highlight how state health departments are building climate resiliency by leading with health in adaptation strategies.