Climate Change & Health

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The children of a family displaced by Hurricane Katrina in front of their temporary home, a FEMA trailer.Photo credit: Keith Riggs/FEMA

Changes in the climate affects our health in many ways, and they have different affects on different groups of people. Some people will be at a higher risk for health problems than others. Explore this section to learn about the many ways that climate change can affect our health and who it will affect here in Illinois.

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