Climate and Heat Health Task Force
The Task Force will be made up of appointed members representing policy makers, scientific experts, and health care professionals as well as two citizen members who will ensure community voices are heard and lifted up in the formation of the heat plan. If you or someone you know is interested in applying for one of the two community positions on the Task Force, visit The Miami Foundation's Extreme Heat page and apply there.
Goals for Addressing Extreme Heat
- Improve public and employer education and awareness of heat health risks and how to avoid heat-related illnesses
- Expand emergency management and healthcare capacity to prevent heat-related illnesses and deaths
- Increase access to affordable, efficient and reliable air-conditioning through expanded weatherization and housing retrofit programs; and
- Integrate heat-related considerations in the designs and maintenance of our streetscapes, parks and open space