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E-cigarette fact sheet

E-cigarette fact sheet

| July 8, 2014

E-cigFactSheet_OHA What are e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes, or electronic cigarettes, are devices that allow users to mimic the act of smoking cigarettes while inhaling nicotine. Instead of smoke from burning tobacco, users inhale vapor consisting of nicotine, flavor additives and other chemicals. When users inhale from the end of an e-cigarette, a battery operated device heats a […]

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2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling Presentations

2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling Presentations

| July 2, 2014

Welcome to participants of the 2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling! We hope you had a great conference experience. Following are presentations from Julie Hynes. Below are the slides (with clickable links included for all references) as well as handouts. Keep in mind that these presentations are Creative Commons copyrighted, so please do contact us for materials. […]

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Join the prevention team – we’re hiring!

Join the prevention team – we’re hiring!

| June 12, 2014

Sr. Community Health Analyst – Job Closes 6/23/14 at 5:00pm Come join our team! We like to work hard AND have fun. The Sr. Community Health Analyst position will assist in implementing the Strategies for Policy and Environmental Change, Tobacco-Free grant. Work will focus on supporting increasing tobacco-free properties as well as expanding work on tobacco retailer licensing. This position […]

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Addictive Behaviors Course at UO – Disordered Gambling, Julie Hynes

| June 11, 2014

  Understanding Addictions Slides from Class – Disordered Gambling – June 18, 2014 The slides below include what we discussed in class and, as noted, provide additional content for your reference. Questions or comments? Contact me. Best wishes in all you do! Problem Gambling: Understanding Addictions View more presentations from Lane County Prevention Program Side info: […]

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Request for Written Quotations – Technical Support – Tobacco Prevention Policy Initiatives

Request for Written Quotations – Technical Support – Tobacco Prevention Policy Initiatives

| June 11, 2014

Lane County, Oregon Solicitation: Written Quotations – Technical Support – Tobacco Prevention Policy Initiatives DEPARTMENT:      Health & Human Services DIVISION:               Public Health PROGRAM:            Prevention CONTRACT PERIOD:  Request for services, June, 2014 through June, 2015 RESPOND BY:                    Written Quotations must be received NLT 3:00 p.m. on  Monday, June 23, 2014 ESTIMATED VALUE OF RESULTING CONTRACT:  […]

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VERB Summer Score Card for Youth Physical Activity

VERB Summer Score Card for Youth Physical Activity

| June 10, 2014

The Prevention Program is partnering with Trillium Community Health Plan and the Boys and Girls Club of Western Lane County to offer this program to increase physical activity for 9-13 year olds. Based on the CDC’s VERB: It’s What You Do campaign, the Summer Score Card offers incentives and opportunities for youth physical activity while […]

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iHost Campaign: Do You Know Your Party Hosting Duties?

iHost Campaign: Do You Know Your Party Hosting Duties?

| June 10, 2014

Lane County Public Health teamed up with the University of Oregon to launch the iHost Responsible Parties campaign. iHost is a movement to educate young adults on how to host responsible parties in Lane County. Did you know? The Lane County Social Host Ordinance and City of Eugene’s Ordinance on Unruly Gatherings holds party hosts and […]

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Preventing Sexual Assault

Preventing Sexual Assault

| June 2, 2014

Myth: Everyone drinks. Truth: Not true. Although 31% of teens said they’ve drank alcohol in the past month that still leaves 69% who did not! If you choose not to drink, you’re definitely not alone.

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Community Health Assessment

Community Health Assessment

| May 7, 2014

Community health assessment: More info here coming soon! Community Health Assessment: A Summary Lane County: South Lane County: View more presentations from the Lane County Prevention Program

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National Prevention Week – 2013

National Prevention Week – 2013

| May 4, 2014

2013 Local Prevention Week Efforts: Lane County Public Health celebrated National Prevention Week, May 12-18, honoring local prevention champions In 2013, Lane County Public Health Prevention Program celebrated Prevention Week by honoring volunteers in our community who have been champions of prevention and wellness throughout Lane County. The eight honorees (one for each day of Prevention Week; two […]

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