TRUCKEE, Calif. — The North Tahoe chapter of Residents’ Local weather Foyer, along with the City of Truckee and the Sierra Enterprise Council, will host a free neighborhood discussion board, from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 7, at Truckee city Corridor, on “Our Planet’s Well being is Our Well being: the Well being Results of Local weather Change and What We Can Do About It.”
The occasion will embrace 5 audio system, all physicians with experience within the results of local weather change on the well being of our neighborhood members.
Brad Miller, MD, is an internist and a member of CCL’s Well being Motion Group.
Kenneth Cutler, MD, is a pediatrician and former Nevada County Public Well being Officer.
Lee Ballance, MD, is an emergency drugs physician and a member of CCL’s Well being Motion Group.
Sarah Woerner, MD, is a pediatrician and worldwide medical volunteer who practices at Western Sierra Medical Clinic.
Elizabeth Haase, MD, is a psychiatrist on the UNR College of Drugs school, Medical Director of Psychiatry at Carson Tahoe Hospital, and a Steering Committee Member of the Local weather Psychiatry Alliance.
The shows shall be adopted by a dialogue during which neighborhood members can ask questions. Attendees will go away with a brand new understanding of how local weather change could also be affecting their well being and that of their family members.
“Well being is a shared human worth, and local weather change is a well being menace,” mentioned Deirdre Henderson, group chief of the North Tahoe CCL chapter. “These of us who’ve lived via durations of harmful wildfire smoke have change into conscious about this. This neighborhood discussion board is a chance to be taught extra concerning the newest analysis on the well being dangers of local weather air pollution and why local weather motion is a chance to enhance public well being.” Henderson is a lawyer, mom and grandmother who has been a CCL volunteer since 2013.
Truckee Mayor Courtney Henderson acknowledged the importance of the occasion for the neighborhood: “It’s boards like this one which drive native cooperation and provoke modern concepts to deal with essential points. Local weather change impacts all of us and we will do extra if we work collectively, be taught from totally different experiences and experience, and discover options that match our distinctive neighborhood.”
City Corridor is positioned at 10183 Truckee Airport Street.