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Acting on Climate Change for a Healthier Future: The role of Health Centers

NCHPH Webinar

Year Developed: 2023

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: n.a.

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Center for Health in Public Housing (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: The health community recognizes the climate crisis as an existential threat to humanity and human health, requiring immediate and effective action across all sectors. Health centers are the first point of contact intended to provide comprehensive and coordinated health services and contribute to both climate change adaptation and mitigation via preventive health measures and integrated health services.

Resource Details: This webinar series, presented by NNCC and the National Center for Health in Public Housing (NCHPH), explored health hazard exposures and their impacts on the health of vulnerable populations. The first session examined how climate change affects high-risk populations and discussed adaptation, planning, and resilience strategies for health centers. The second session focused on climate change health education and public health resources for disaster response.

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations, Emerging Issues, Promising/Best Practices, Emergency Management,

Resource Subtopic: Emergency Management, , , , , , Operational Feasibility, Implementation Feasibility.

Keywords: Environmental Health.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit