CDC Releases New Document on Public Health and Climate Change Print E-mail
A new document titled When Every Drop Counts: Protecting Public Health During Drought Conditions – A Guide for Public Health Professionals has been finalized and is available on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) Web site at http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/ehs/Publications/Drought.htm. CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health developed this publication to assist public health officials, practitioners, and other stakeholders in their efforts to understand and prepare for drought in their communities. The document includes information about how drought affects public health, recommends steps to help mitigate the health effects of drought, identifies future needs for research and other drought-related activities, and provides a list of helpful resources and tools.