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Fresno County Tobacco Prevention Program Logo

 

Location: 1221 Fulton Street, 3rd Floor, Fresno CA 93721

Phone: (559) 600-6449
Email: dph@co.fresno.ca.us

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

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Community Action Model:

Establish collaborative partnerships with at least two organizations that serve priority populations to implement the Community Action Model and mobilize their involvement in community assessments, education, and other activities that address tobacco-related health disparities.

Smoking Definition:

Work with ten jurisdictions to update the definitions of “smoking,” “tobacco products,” “electronic smoking device,” and tobacco paraphernalia” in applicable areas of the  municipal code to align with the state’s definitions of smoking.

Location of Tobacco Retailers:

Work with on jurisdiction to adopt a public policy to prohibit the location of tobacco and electronic smoking device retail outlets within 1,000 feet of schools, parks, and youth facilities, and/or limit the number of retailers within the jurisdiction.

Smoke-Free Campuses:

Work with eight behavioral health facilities in Fresno County that primarily serve low socioeconomic status individuals to adopt and implement voluntary smoke-free campus policies.

Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing:

Work with  jurisdiction in Fresno County to adopt a policy that designates 100% of individual units (including balconies and patios) in multi-unit housing (MUH) complexes as entirely smoke-free to reduce tobacco-related health disparities among priority populations.