HUE grantees talk heat on Vitalyst Spark podcast

As temperatures rise this summer in Arizona, three heat experts — including two Healthy Urban Environments grantees — talked heat in the latest Vitalyst Health Foundation podcast, Vitalyst Spark. Catch grantees David Hondula, an assistant professor at the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, and Vjollca Berisha, a senior epidemiologist with Maricopa County Department of Public Health, on episode 35: “Heat, Health and COVID-19.”

Hondula and Berisha strive to meet the needs of vulnerable populations and educate communities about available resources. In the podcast, they talk about heat and COVID-related challenges and opportunities that are shaping our lives in Maricopa County.