Extreme Heat Events Lessons from Seattle’s Record-Breaking Summers
ASPR TRACIE. (2023). Extreme Heat Events: Lessons from Seattle’s Record-Breaking Summers.
Triple digit temperatures are affecting areas of the U.S. that historically never experienced them, including the City of Seattle, where home and facility air conditioning is rare or is not designed for extreme temperatures. This article features health care stakeholders sharing how lessons learned during the 2021 heat dome event and robust regional and local collaboration and communications during the pandemic facilitated connections during the heat wave in the summer of 2022.