Author: Julia Dempsey


With Hurricane Season Approaching, Florida Health Centers Assess Readiness 

Editor’s Note: This post is the first of NACHC’s three-part series highlighting health center readiness in response to the upcoming hurricane season. With hurricane season here Florida is bracing for the worst. The state ranks sixth in the country for most weather-related power outages over the past 20 years. Powering through weather-related disasters carries far-reaching public health considerations. Health …


UN Climate Reports on Climate Change Impacts on Vulnerable Communities

Editor’s Note: Julia Dempsey is a Program Associate in NACHC’s Public Health Priorities Division. NACHC staff Jessica Hinshaw and Ben Money also contributed to this article. The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) earlier this month released a report outlining the current threats and expected losses from climate change and where transformational changes are …