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Media Advisory: Virtual Event on Tobacco Use in Northern Kentucky To Take Place on October 12

September 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Virtual Event on Tobacco Use in Northern Kentucky To Take Place on October 12

FLORENCE, Ky. — The Northern Kentucky Health Department will be participating in “The State of Tobacco Use in Northern Kentucky,” a virtual event hosted by Interact for Health at 1 pm on Monday, Oct. 12. The event will review data from the report, “Tobacco Use in Northern Kentucky” to address the use of tobacco in Northern Kentucky counties, secondhand smoke, the community culture of tobacco use, cessation as well as discussing proven strategies for the region.

According to Lynne M. Saddler, MD, MPH, District Director of Health at the Northern Kentucky Health Department, “Interact for Health has been an important partner in helping to protect all people from the harms of tobacco use in our region by providing data and support for innovative approaches, policy change, and marketing efforts.  While Northern Kentucky has made progress on reducing tobacco use, more needs to be done to improve the health of Northern Kentucky residents.   We will to continue to work with partner agencies and communities to address this health threat to all of our residents.”

To register for the virtual event, visit https://conta.cc/2SawPvu. Members of the Northern Kentucky community are encouraged to attend. The report will be released after the virtual event.

 

 

 

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The Northern Kentucky Health Department provides high-quality public health services to more than 400,000 residents of Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton Counties, with a goal of preventing disease, promoting wellness and protecting against health threats. The Health Department seeks to be a nationwide leader in public health and was one of the first in the country to earn national public health accreditation. For more information, visit www.nkyhealth.org.