Oregon Climate and Health Profile Report

Brendon Haggerty, Emily York, Julie Early-Alberts, Curtis Cude
Created: 5/31/2019 -

Abstract

Oregon is one of many states studying and planning for the health impacts of climate change. As a participant in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Climate Ready States and Cities Initiative, the Oregon Health Authority’s Public Health Division (OHA) is undertaking a climate and health adaptation planning process known as BRACE (Building Resilience Against Climate Effects). The Oregon Climate and Health Profile Report is a principal component in the BRACE framework.

The BRACE framework is consistent with other planning processes such as basic policy analysis (1) and evidence-based public health practice (2). This report is intended to define and quantify the problem as a first step toward effective intervention

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Keywords

Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Capacity Building
Governance and Policy
Develop / implement adaptation plans
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Public health risks
Sociopolitical Setting
Urban
Suburban
Region
North America
United States
Northwest