Tobacco Prevention

Tobacco Prevention


Creating a Healthier Community by:

  • Preventing initiation of tobacco use among youth
  • Promoting tobacco cessation among adults and youth
  • Eliminating exposure to environmental tobacco smoke
  • Identifying and eliminating tobacco-related disparities

Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth

Central District Health (CDH) works with partners to educate youth about being tobacco-free.


Promoting Tobacco Cessation Among Adults and Youth

FREE Tobacco Cessation Resources


Eliminating Exposure to Secondhand Smoke With Tobacco-free Policy

In 2006, The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General was published (see full report). He concluded that there is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke.

Central District Health is eager to provide technical assistance in tobacco free policy development and implementation to:

  • worksites
  • multi-unit housing
  • outdoor recreation areas
  • schools
  • municipalities

For assistance please contact us.


Additional Resources


Contact

Chakoma Haidari
Policy Analyst
208-327-8543
Email Chakoma

upcoming events



August 44 pm
BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING

Meeting to be held via video conference. Public may view through the CDH YouTube page.
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Note: The Board of Health will meet every Tuesday at 4 p.m. via teleconference unless otherwise indicated to discuss COVID-19 developments.

Serving You During COVID-19

Some CDH events, meetings, and gatherings may still be postponed at this time. Please call us at 208-375-5211 with questions about a specific meeting or gathering. CDH is open and offering services, including food and septic permit applications and processing, primary care clinic appointments (non-respiratory-related).

Call to make a clinic appointment: 208-327-7400

Learn more about how we're serving you during COVID-19 HERE.