The Heat is On

Featuring Sergio Rimola, MD FACOG, DC Metro Co-Chair, National Hispanic Medical Association in conversation with Bruce Bekkar, MD, Fellow, Climate for Health, ecoAmerica.

It’s summertime and the heat is not just uncomfortable, it’s dangerous. Millions of Americans are living in cities with steadily worsening high temperatures, even in parts of the country not thought of as being dangerously warm. Heat’s risks are also distributed unequally, with many people impacted “first and worst.” At least we know when heat waves are coming, which creates an opportunity to educate, prepare, and prevent the worst effects. Join us to hear from experts who see heat’s harms firsthand and who will share guidance to protect your health during this challenging time of year.

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