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



JULY 48AM-5PM
HOLIDAY CLOSURE

In observance of Independence Day, Central District Health will be closed all day on Monday, July 4th. We will reopen at 8 AM on Tuesday, July 5th.

JULY 68AM-5PM
SERVSAFE COURSE

Attend a food safety course designed to provide food service managers with the knowledge necessary to meet state and national standards. Learn More.

AUG 19 8:30 AM
BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING

The next Board of Health meeting will be held on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 8:30 am at 707 N. Armstrong Pl, Boise. The Board Meeting schedule is posted inside CDH Headquarters and on the Board Meetings page, HERE. View past meetings via YouTube.