WHO Euro webinar resources: Preparing for hot weather during the COVID-19 outbreak

On 26 May 2020 the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe hosted a webinar on preparing for hot weather during the COVID-19 outbreak. The presentations from this webinar are available below.

Further information on managing heat and COVID-19 is available in our information series.


Considerations and evidence for the risk management of extreme heat during the COVID-19 pandemic
Joy Shumake-Guillemot, Joint WHO/WMO Climate and Health Office

KeepCool: Public health advice for hot weather during the COVID-19 outbreak in WHO European Region
James Creswick, WHO European Centre for Environment and Health

COVID-19: Public health preparedness for concurrent summer risks in England
Emer O’Connell, Public Health England, United Kingdom

Information for health protection: curbing the concurrent risks of heat and COVID-19 this summer in Germany
Franziska Matthies-Wiesler, Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Centre for Environmental Health, Germany

Adaptation of the French heat heath watch warning system to the COVID-19 pandemic
Mathilde Pascal, Santé Publique France, France