SUS1504: Are We Ready? The Viewpoints of Local Health Departments on Climate Change

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication conducted a study to gain a greater understanding of public health preparedness for climate change at the local level. This presentation highlights the viewpoints and programmatic work of local health departments on climate change, and provides a pathway to build awareness and advocate for policies, plans, and programs to support climate change mitigation, and adaptation at the local level.