City of Seattle Extreme Heat Workshop – May 17th * 12:30 – 5:00 p.m.

City of Seattle Extreme Heat Workshop – May 17th * 12:30 – 5:00 p.m.

12:30-5:00, May 17th, 2022

Seattle City Hall, Bertha Knight Landes Room

600 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104


Prior to the Workshop

Community-Informed Engagement

The City is leading focus groups with community members to better understand and prepare for their needs during extreme heat events, including barriers to accessing cooling spaces and strategies/needs for staying cool in their homes. Focus group findings will be shared prior to the workshop.


At the Workshop

Objectives

During this workshop participants will:

  • Learn about community-identified needs and existing capabilities for extreme heat response,
  • Identify immediate actions to reduce vulnerabilities to extreme heat this coming summer,
  • Lay groundwork for longer-term extreme heat mitigation efforts, and
  • Forge relationships across public and private organizations to support extreme heat response and mitigation efforts.

Workshop Outcomes

Develop strategies, action items, and partnerships for heat response and mitigation. This workshop will focus on ensuring we are able to improve response this summer, with an intention to dovetail with other regional and City efforts for longer-term mitigation efforts.

Workshop Audience

  • City and County departments
  • Community service providers
  • Private sector partners

 

Questions?

Contact:

Laura Hofmann, MSN, RN – Director of Clinical and Nursing Facility Regulatory Services
c: 425-231-4804

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