GCL Project - Obesity program Objectives

GCL Project - Obesity program Objectives - Jefferson County...

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Jefferson County Health Action Partnership Communities Putting Prevention to Work
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Jefferson County Health Action Partnership Communities Putting Prevention to Work United Way of Central Alabama Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham YMCA Children's Policy Council Media for Health The Modern Brand Jones Valley Urban Farm Jefferson County Land Development Office American Lung Association Gateway Freshwater Land Trust Conservation Alabama United Way Community Food Bank Childcare Resources Success By 6 Main Street Birmingham Better Basics CPPW Funded Partners
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Jefferson County Health Action Partnership | March 31, 2010 Communities Putting Prevention to Work Background Tobacco Grant - $6,972,663 Lung cancer death rates in Jefferson County among highest in Alabama Heart disease 18% above national average Strokes 50% above national average Alabama earned an “F” for tobacco prevention from American Lung Association
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Jefferson County Health Action Partnership | March 31, 2010 Communities Putting Prevention to Work Through CCPW Health Action Partnership will: Tobacco Grant - $6,972,663 Restrict access to tobacco purchase and use Expand cessation and prevention services Develop quitline and other cessation services Promote tobacco reduction and prevention Increase costs to tobacco users
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By March 2012, Jefferson County Department of Health will gain the adoption of a jurisdiction wide 100% smoke free policy that includes worksites, bars and restaurants. Smoking Ban
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Health will advance policies across all Universities and Colleges jurisdiction wide, eliminating the distribution of tobacco samples and price discounts of tobacco products in higher education settings. Tobacco on Campus
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