Heat index spatial surveillance integral to a public health services seasonal heat response plan, county of San Diego, California
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related research
Describe heat illness/injury and its importance to public health Design a heat index surveillance tool as an element of a heat emergency response plan
Keyword(s): Vulnerable Populations, Surveillance
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am one of the Epidemiologist who works on the Heat Response Plan for the County of San Diego. I also created and have maintained the countywide Prehospital Surveillance System for the last 12 years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.