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September 6, 2022 Climate and Health Story Maps – CDC has published three story maps that address important climate and health issues. These story maps, provided below, address the use of green spaces to improve health and mitigate climate change, how the Climate-Ready States and Cities Initiative (CRSCI) helps prevent and reduce the health effects of poor air quality, and what CRSCI grant recipients are doing to prepare for and respond to rising temperatures.

April 22, 2022 CDC’s Climate and Health Program has a new webpage on climate justice. Learn about how CDC is supporting public health departments and climate adaptation planners as they incorporate justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) principles into their climate and health efforts.

April 15, 2022 The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from CDC, has awarded the Calhoun County Health Department in Illinois, GreenRoots in Massachusetts, and Public Health—Seattle-King County in Washington with $25,000 each to supplement ongoing climate change and health adaptation initiatives at the local level. Learn more here.

AMPLIFY webinar series

The Climate and Health Program’s AMPLIFY webinar series, facilitated by Marketing for Change, is designed to help state and local health departments more effectively communicate the health impacts of climate change in their communities.

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