COVID-19 and Climate Change: Concurrent Health Emergencies
Thursday, September 24
2:00–2:30 PM EDT
Join NEHA for an intimate conversation on climate change and COVID-19. During this installment of the COVID-19 Live Chat Series, Surili Sutaria Patel, director of the Center for Climate, Health, and Equity and deputy director of the Center for Public Health Policy at the American Public Health Association, will share her expertise on emerging climate and health concerns that are exacerbating the COVID-19 pandemic. She will provide insight on actions the environmental health workforce can undertake to advance health and equity in these concurrent health emergencies. Climate and health topics covered in the context of COVID-19 will include air quality, wildfires, and extreme heat and weather, along with climate justice.
Surili Sutaria Patel, MS
Director, Center for Climate, Health, and Equity
Deputy Director, Center for Public Health Policy
American Public Health Association
Natasha DeJarnett, MPH, PhD
Interim Associate Director, Program and Partnership Development
National Environmental Health Association
The COVID-19: Essential Functions of the Environmental Health Workforce Live Chat Series highlights the role of the environmental health workforce in recovery and resilience of the environmental public health system during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more and view past webinars on the Live Chat Series page.