"This is one of the few early warning signs we have in public health.  If we can prevent tobacco use in the first place, we might have a big impact on preventing or delaying a host of other destructive behaviors among our young people."  

 

Former Surgeon General Joyce Elders  

 

 

JOHNSON COUNTY TOBACCO PREVENTION PROGRAM

 

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Welcome to Johnson County Tobacco Prevention

 

Program Basics:  The Tobacco Free Wyoming Communities grant is sponsored by the Wyoming Department of Health.  The grant is funded by the State of Wyoming Tobacco Settlement Trust Funds and funds from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Community Resource Center of Johnson County is the fiscal agent of the grant.  Rosemarie Davidson is a certified tobacco treatment specialist and coordinator of tobacco prevention in Johnson County.

Mission:  The Tobacco Free Coalition is committed to improving the health of our community by promoting smoke-free environments.

Goals  

Johnson County Tobacco Prevention Program grant focuses on four goals:
 
1) 
    Secondhand Smoke:  Eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke

2)       Initiation of Tobacco:  Reduce rates for youth who start using tobacco

3)       Cessation:  Promote quit tobacco services for all tobacco users

4)       Disparities:  Reduce tobacco use among low income & low educated populations 

 

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Community Resource Center of Johnson County, Wyoming
777  Fort Street, Suite A
 Buffalo, WY 82834
Phone: 307-684-7933 Fax: 307-684-2781
Email: rosi@johnsoncountycrc.org