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Beat the Heat: A Multi-Stakeholder Approach with CDC's New Heat and Health Initiative

Webinar //


Jul 18 2024, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST


Join APHA, the National League of Cities and WEACT for Environmental Justice to explore the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s newly launched Heat and Health Initiative.

This action-oriented webinar empowers a broad audience with the knowledge and resources to tackle the growing public health threat of extreme heat events.

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Who should attend:

  • Public health departments and city planners will discover how to implement the HeatRisk Dashboard, Heat and Health Vulnerability Index and heat forecast tools for proactive planning and resource allocation in heat mitigation strategies.
  • Environmental justice advocates will gain insights on how HeatRisk data empowers targeted advocacy for vulnerable populations disproportionately impacted by extreme heat.
  • Healthcare professionals will learn how to identify and address heat-related illnesses in your patients using the latest HeatRisk forecast tool and learn about the new clinical guidance on heat from the CDC.

All attendees will:

  • Explore the full scope of the CDC's Heat and Health Initiative, featuring the HeatRisk forecast tool, Heat and Health Vulnerability Index, public dashboard and new clinical guidance on heat.
  • Learn how to utilize the HeatRisk forecast tool to predict heat events and implement effective interventions for your community.
  • Discover how the HeatRisk public dashboard empowers individuals to take preventive measures during extreme heat events.
  • Gain valuable insights from the CDC's new clinical guidance on heat, allowing you to better protect those most at risk.