Health Department Launches Community Survey on Tobacco and
While tobacco use and
smoking rates have declined in Lucas County, the problem
still exists in our community. The Ohio Department of Health
reports that 21 percent of Lucas County Adults (18+) are
To reduce the number of
tobacco users, state and local health agencies across Ohio
are working together on policy implementation to reduce
tobacco use and initiation among youth and adults. The
Toledo-Lucas County Health Department's Tobacco Prevention
Program is conducting an online survey to gather community
input on tobacco (including electronic cigarettes) and
smoke-free policies in Lucas County.
The feedback from the
community will allow the Tobacco Prevention Program to gauge
community approval and empower the program to move forward
on improving the health of Lucas County residents.
The survey is available on
the Health Department’s website at: http://www.lucascountyhealth.com/
and can be accessed directly: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TLCHDTobacco
For additional information, please contact Safa Ibrahim,
Tobacco Prevention Program Coordinator, at 419-213-4120.