In 2011, five local health jurisdictions were awarded funds to develop plans using the BRACE framework (developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
The following are summaries of each of the climate adaptation plans created by participating health departments:
North Central Public Health District
In late 2013, we provided a very small amount of additional assistance to implement some of the actions in these respective plans. A Climate and Health Planning Toolbox will soon be made available online in response to lessons learned from these planning and implementation efforts.
Integrating Climate Change into your Public Health Work
If you work with a local public health agency and are interested in addressing climate change, we encourage you to contact our program and join our e-mail list serve. Also, check out the selected resources below.