Tobacco Free Santa Rosa Coalition to Meet September 21

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September 13, 2017
The following is being sent on behalf of the Tobacco Free Santa Rosa Coalition.
September 13, 2017
Debra Shuler
(850) 626-6751
Milton, FL - The Tobacco-Free Santa Rosa Coalition (TFSRC) will meet at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, September 21, in the main conference room of the Florida Department of Health Milton location, 5527 Stewart Street.  Topics will include tobacco-free worksites, smoke-free multiunit housing, pregnancy and smoking cessation, Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) and community outreach events, such as the Healthy Start Baby Shower (9/30) and Tobacco Free Santa Rosa Farmshare )11/4).

The Tobacco-Free Santa Rosa Coalition began in September 2008 as a partnership of community members and agencies working together with a mission to reduce the prevalence of tobacco use and provide education on the dangers of tobacco abuse among children and adults.   Members include the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County; Healthy Start of Santa Rosa County; Women, Infant and Children Program (WIC); The Center for Total Women’s Health; Community Drug and Alcohol Council; West Florida Area Health Education Center; Covenant Hospice; Safe Haven; Santa Rosa County School District; Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office; Santa Rosa County School Health Program; Santa Rosa Pediatrics; University of West Florida; Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT), AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Live Well Northwest Florida (The Partnership for a Healthy Community). 

Any interested citizens or community groups are encouraged to attend the meeting and join the coalition.

For more information, contact Vince Nguyen, tobacco cessation specialist with the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County, at 850-564-2253.
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Florida Department of Health
Santa Rosa County
5527 Stewart Street
Milton, Florida 32570
Phone:  (850) 564-2275
Cell:      (850) 554-1643
Fax:      (850) 983-4540
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