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Tobacco-Free Communities

Updated July 1, 2015
 
Goals:
The goal of Santa Clara County's Tobacco Free Communities is to increase community awareness of the detrimental impact of tobacco use by engaging residents, key community partners, and elected leaders in public health efforts to reduce disease, disability, and death related to tobacco use by:
 
  • Preventing tobacco use by youth and young adults;
  • Eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke;
  • Eliminating disparities related to tobacco use and its effects among specific populations;
  • Promoting quitting among young people and adults.

Learn more about Santa Clara County Public Health Department Tobacco-Free Communities 2014 - 2017 Program Goals and Interventions.

We encourage you to get involved, join our coalitions and speak out! To learn more about our recent successes, read our Tobacco Prevention Briefs:
 

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To learn more about theTobacco-Free Communities and other related efforts, please contact:
 
Center for Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
1400 Parkmoor Avenue, Ste. 120 B
San Jose, CA 95126
 
Phone: 408-793-2700
Fax: 408-793-2731
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