Health Department Offers Tobacco Free Leon Partnership Training

By: FL Department of Health Press Release
By: FL Department of Health Press Release

Tallahassee, FL — Tobacco related illness is one of the most preventable chronic diseases that exist, killing over 88 Floridians every day. Tobacco Free Leon and Leon County Health Promotion and Tobacco will host a free training for anyone who would like to help build a tobacco-free community in Leon County. Learn about two of the best practices that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Florida Department of Health have recommended be initiated in Tallahassee.

“We have been working to reduce tobacco use in our community for a long time, but to be successful, we need your help,” said Jo Landrito, director of the Leon County Health Department’s Division of Health Promotion and Tobacco. “Our community must make simple, but important, changes to reduce tobacco use and save lives, including reducing the infant mortality rate. Together we can make a difference.”

What: Tobacco Free Leon Partnership Training
Who: Public
Where: Room 115, Turnbull Conference Center, FSU
555 W Pensacola St, Tallahassee, FL 32301
When: Friday, June 17, from 9:15 AM – 4:30 PM

No registration is required. For more information, please call Mamta Ahir, Tobacco Prevention Specialist, at 850-606-8172.

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