Tobacco Prevention and Control
Through the Tobacco Prevention and Control project, NACCHO aims to provide local health departments (LHDs) with resources to reduce the impact of tobacco in their communities and works collaboratively with partners to ensure the integration of national, state, and local tobacco control efforts. More »
NACCHO Policy Statement: Comprehensive Tobacco Control at the Local Level
NACCHO has released a new policy statement, "Supporting Comprehensive Tobacco Prevention and Control at the Local Level," with recommendations for national, state, and local public health approaches to enhance local health department capacity to implement evidence-based tobacco prevention and control. Click here to access the policy statement.
NACCHO Resources for Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition Building Toolkit
NACCHO's new screencast "Implementing Comprehensive Cancer Control at the Local Level" assists local health departments with enhancing their cancer prevention efforts at the local level through coalition-building, partnerships, and strategic planning. Additionally, this interactive toolkit helps local health departments implement cancer prevention activities through partnerships with state and local stakeholders. The web-based resource provides tips, tools, and resources for coalition-building to implement effective comprehensive cancer prevention and control strategies.
NACCHO Resource Center for Evidence-Based Resources for Chronic Disease Prevention
This website offers guidance to local health departments for integrating Healthy People 2020 and other health promotion frameworks into a uniform approach for preventing chronic disease.
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Tobacco Product Use Among Middle School and High School Students
Emerging tobacco products such as e-cigarettes and hookahs are quickly gaining popularity among middle and high school students, according to a report in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released on November 14, 2013. Click here to access the report.
2013 Tips "Talk with Your Doctor" Video Loop Now Available for Use
A looped video of three Tips ads with the "Talk With Your Doctor"tag is now available for free download and use. You will find it on the Tips download center under the Healthcare tab here. The videos on the loop are Bill's Diabetes Tip, Terrie's Voice Tip and Jessica's Asthma Tip in Spanish. We encourage you to download and coordinate placement of these videos in waiting rooms in state and local clinics, hospitals and doctor's offices.
Tips from Former Smokers
Share Successful Tools with Others
NACCHO is looking for tobacco control and prevention tools for our Toolbox, a free, online collection of local public health resources produced by members of the public health community. Examples of tools include presentations, fact sheets, drills, evaluations, protocols, templates, reports, case examples, or training materials. To submit a tool, please contact NACCHO's Tobacco Staff here.