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Adapting to the Changing Climate: An Assessment of Local Health Department Preparations For Climate Change-Related Health Threats, 2008-2012

Climate change poses a major public health threat. A survey of U.S. local health department directors in 2008 found widespread recognition of the threat, but limited adaptive capacity, due to perceived lack of expertise and other resources. We assessed changes between 2008 and 2012 in local public health departments' preparedness for the public health threats of…
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