It’s Not Just Campaign
Our latest media campaign is focusing on the disproportionate impact of menthol-flavored tobacco products among certain groups.
On this World No Tobacco Day, we're taking a closer look at Tobacco and it's impact on the environment. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco kills over 8 million people every year and destroys our environment, further harming human health,...
May 15th is No Menthol Sunday, an annual initiative by The Center for Black Health & Equity (The Center), which mobilizes faith-based organizations to share information on the deadly impact of menthol-flavored tobacco on Black communities and encourage...
Last week, our Community Engagement Coordinator discussed the impact of tobacco on the environment in a letter published in The Daily Star. Read the letter below.
TFC-DOS will be debuting a new mural aimed at educating the greater Oneonta community about the impact of menthol-flavored tobacco products on youth. The mural will be on display at Southside Mall on April 1, which is Take Down Tobacco Day. We encourage people to take...
TOBACCO FREE COMMUNITIES:
DELAWARE, OTSEGO AND SCHOHARIE COUNTIES
Tobacco Free Communities – Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie Counties (TFC-DOS) is one of 21 contractors working to change the community environment to support New York State’s tobacco-free norm through youth action (Reality Check) and community engagement. The NYS Department of Health’s Bureau of Tobacco Control provides grant funds to St. Peter’s Health Partners in Albany for TFC-DOS.
TFC-DOS educates the community and decision makers, mobilizes community members around the problems that tobacco addiction causes in local communities, and helps decision makers understand the types of choices that they have to address these problems. Efforts are evidence-based, policy-driven and cost effective approaches that decrease youth tobacco use, motivate adult smokers to quit and eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke.