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Extreme Heat: How It Harms Us and What We Can Do About It

April 6, 2022 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm

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The data is clear: Our world is warming at a rapid rate. By mid-century, the number of high heat index days in Southwest Florida will exceed 100, spanning nearly 1/3 of the year. Learn about simple steps you can take to protect yourself, your family, and future generations.


Dr. Catherine Toms is a public health physician specializing in maternal and child health. She is Senior Advisor for Climate and Health for the international nonprofit, Health Care Without Harm where she helps Florida’s health systems build facility and community resilience to weather-related impacts. Before joining Health Care Without Harm, Catherine designed programs aimed at reducing maternal and infant mortality. As a steering committee member with Florida Clinicians for Climate Action, she educates other health professionals and the public about the health impacts of climate change and advocates for equitable solutions promoting clean energy and resilient communities.

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April 6, 2022
11:00 am12:00 pm


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