Climate change resilience

Hurricane Season is Almost Here: Climate Change Resilience and Healthcare System Considerations

May 24, 2024 | Shannon Duffy

As climate change increasingly impacts preparedness activities, ASPR TRACIE has compiled resources that provide an overview of climate trends in the United States, outlining the impacts of climate-related illness and injury on health system operations, care delivery, and patient surge. These are helpful to review in advance of hurricane season.

These resources complement existing climate science and federal initiatives such as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 2021 Climate Action Plan, the White House Justice 40 Initiative, the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability report.

Click here to view the Climate Change Resilience and Healthcare System Considerations.


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