Coalition Toward A Tobacco-Free Will County

Coalition Toward A Tobacco-Free Will County

Works to Provide a Tobacco-Free Future for all Will County Citizens

Author: Family Health Services Staff/Sunday, January 20, 2013/Categories: Tobacco Control and Prevention, Adult Health, Health Promotion and Education

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Our Mission:

The mission of the Coalition Toward a Tobacco-Free Will County is to educate the public about the impact of tobacco use and advocate for policies that reduce and prevent tobacco use in order to improve the quality of life for all.

Our Goal:

The Coalition Toward a Tobacco-Free Will County will work to:

  • Prevent tobacco use among young people. 
  • Promote tobacco use cessation among young people.
  • Eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke.
  • Identify and eliminate tobacco-health disparities among specific population groups.

Membership Information:

The Coalition consists of Will County organizations, corporations, and residents who are interested and committed to the mission of the Coalition.  Interested in becoming a member? Call the Will County Health Department Tobacco Control & Prevention program at (815) 727-8769.

Meetings:

The Coalition Toward a Tobacco-Free Will County meets bimonthly at the Will County Health Department (501 Ella Avenue, Joliet, IL 60433).  Each meeting is scheduled for two hours.  A phone conferencing option may be available to coalition members unable to attend in person.  Coalition members participating in subcommittees may need to communicate (via. meeting, phone calls, and emails) between bimonthly meetings to work on coalition activities.

For More Information:

Contact the Will County Health Department Tobacco Control & Prevention program at 815-727-8769.

 

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