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Climate Change and Public Health
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Building our collective capacity to adapt and thrive in a changing climate

As the climate changes, we’re exposed to new health risks. Oregon’s Public Health Division is working to better understand how we can prepare for these new risks and protect our communities.

Together with local health jurisdictions, state agencies, and non-profit partners we’re identifying Oregon’s most vulnerable populations and developing strategies that build community resilience across the state.

 

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Raising awareness about the climate impacts and health risks in Oregon.
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Integrating health equity considerations into climate change planning.
Plans and tools developed by our program staff and partners.