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September 21, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Andover, MA 01810
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Virtual Talk: Climate Change and Health in New England

Monday, September 21, 2020

This program will take place over Zoom Webinar. Register online. Climate change will have - and is having - a profound effect on conditions in New England. Dr. Caleb Dresser will explain how changes in regional climate are expected to affect human health in coming years, exploring changes in heat-related illnesses, vector-borne diseases such as Lyme and West Nile, risk from coastal storm surges and intensifying hurricanes, and other issues. He will also discuss how communities can adapt to stay healthy as conditions change in coming decades. His presentation will be followed by Q & A. Dr. Caleb Dresser is the 2019-2021 Fellow in Climate and Human Health of the LCF Consortium on Climate Science and Health Policy through the Department of Emergency Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.