Health is recognized as a human right, yet health inequities still persist. Charlotte’s Historic West End Green District, in partnership with the Mecklenburg County Health Department, will host a virtual educational series for community residents on September 13th and September 24th. Participants will learn how air quality and health are connected. Led by medical professionals and health educators, including Dr. Raynard Washington, Director of Mecklenburg County Health Department, and Dr. Aaron Levy, MAHA Advisory Board member and pediatrician. The series is aimed at increasing the understanding of air pollution’s public health impacts and actions residents can take to protect themselves.
Air Quality & You – Lifetime Health Impacts of Air Pollution
September 24, 2022 | 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
This session will cover how air pollution has the potential to impact us at all stages of our life. Participants will learn from healthcare professionals about how to protect those that are most vulnerable to the impacts of toxic air pollutants including pregnant women, children and seniors. Topics will cover: