Assessing health risks of climate change in New York City: Progress and lessons learned
Public health or related research
Describe methods that can be used by local health departments to conduct health risk assessments Discuss new capacities developed by being a part of the CDC’s Climate-Ready States and Cities Initiative Describe some potential areas of intervention for local health agencies en-route to becoming “Climate-Ready”
Keywords: Climate, Environmental Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an epidemiologist in the Bureau of Environmental Surveillance and Policy at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where I have been conducting analyses of the public health impacts of climate change, including rising summer temperatures and coastal storms with funding from the CDC's Climate Ready States and Cities Initiative.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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