To create, within our community, the belief that tobacco use is physically and financially harmful, and therefore, socially unacceptable.
To prevent and reduce the use of all tobacco products in Elkhart County, and protect our residents from exposure to secondhand or environmental tobacco smoke.
Tobacco Control of Elkhart County Coalition
Meets the second Monday of the month from 2-3pm at the Elkhart County Health Department in a Lincoln Center Conference Room.
Decrease Indiana youth smoking rates
Increase proportion of Hoosiers not exposed to secondhand smoke
Decrease Indiana adult smoking rates
Maintain state and local infrastructure necessary to lower tobacco use rates
Presentations on the health effects of tobacco use, including electronic cigarettes and vaping, secondhand smoke & aerosol, how tobacco products are priced and marketed to target teens, and cessation options for youth and adults