Climate Change

Call for Papers: Chronic Disease and Climate Change

Environmental Justice invites manuscript submissions for a special issue on chronic disease and climate change. The manuscript submission deadline is August 1, 2019. Scientific and observational evidence documents the adverse and potentially irreversible population health outcomes associated…

Extreme Temperature Planning for All in the City of Boston

By Erin Polich, MPH, Senior Program Manager, Office of Public Health Preparedness, Boston Public Health Commission Editor’s Note: In January 2019, NACCHO awarded the Boston Public Health Commission and the Marquette County Health Department with…

Grantees Announced for Climate and Health Adaptations in Local Health Departments Funding

Climate change jeopardizes public health. From extreme heat to flash flooding to increased spread of vector-borne diseases, the effects of climate change are some of the most pervasive threats local health departments are facing. To…

Ready or Not: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism, 2019

One lesson from recent events is that emergencies happen. And happen often. From disease outbreaks to natural disasters to man-made crises, the stakes are high: Americans face serious health risks and even death with increasing…

Forces of Change: The Local Environmental Health Landscape

NACCHO’s Forces of Change survey examines the impact of the changing public health landscape on local health department (LHD) budgets, programs, and workforce. Forces of Change enables NACCHO to respond rapidly to emerging issues; by…