36 Tobacco Retail Surveys Throughout Prichard and Semmes

As of August 01, 2018 we conducted 36 tobacco retail surveys throughout Prichard and Semmes.     The Tobacco Coordinator conducted 91 Presentations to middle and high school-aged youth on ENDS and the health consequences of tobacco where 2,117 students have been reached.  Specific information relating to Activity 7 and 8 in our progress report template for this current contract are detailed below of our continued policy approach on prevention and cessation messaging at over 20 locations throughout Mobile County.  Tobacco Education of low socioeconomic households continues at our community recreation centers and designated sites for LGBT youth.

Great American Smoke Out

11/16/2017

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Organization:  Austal USA

Location of Event:  100 Addsco Road, Mobile, AL 36602

Purpose of Event:  Provide education materials to Austal USA employees on the health risk of tobacco products, secondhand smoke, and smoking cessation.

Materials distributed included: handouts (Cigarettes What’s It Going To Cost You, The Truth About Tobacco & Smoking Alabama Quit Now, Dangers of Secondhand  Smoke and other handouts).

Visual Aids: Tar Jar, Phlegm Jar, and other visual aid structures.

Number in Attendance: 50

Outcome: Ongoing Partnership established to provide cessation education and support to AUSTAL USA employees, as they prepare to go smoke-free on January 01, 2019.

Teen Town Hall Meeting

01/20/2018

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Organization:  Drug Education Council

Location of Event:  3000 Television Ave, Mobile, AL 36606

Purpose of Event:  Health and Wellness Teen Forum allowing students and parents to ask questions, make comments and get answers on the topics of vaping, underage drinking and marijuana. Several SWAT members were able to present valuable information on Vaping.

Number in Attendance: 96

Outcome: Based on the questions and comments of the students and parents present, both students and parents present agreed that vaping is a major concern within the youth population and pledged continued support to the efforts of awareness at their respective schools.

Kick Butts Day

03/21/2018

Organization:  Mobile County Health Department – Students Working Against Tobacco (S.W.A.T.)

Location of Event: 104 – 148 S. Royal St, Mobile, Al. 36602

Purpose of Event:  To bring awareness about the health risk of tobacco products, secondhand smoke, and on the air advertising tricks of tobacco companies to downtown Mobile.

Materials distributed included: handouts (Cigarettes What’s It Going To Cost You).

Visual Aids: Poster, signs, AL Quit-Line Materials, Tar Jar, Phlegm Jar, and other visual aid structures.

Number in Attendance:  84

Outcome:

  • Increased participation among high school students
  • This event was broadcast on two local news channels and seen by thousands
  • Support from six local businesses to support this awareness event by displaying Smoke- Free Facility stickers and information within their businesses.

Austal USA

05/09 & 10/2018

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Organization:  Austal USA

Location of Event:  100 Addsco Road, Mobile, AL 36602

Purpose of Event:  Provide education materials to Austal USA employees on the health risk of tobacco products, secondhand smoke, and smoking cessation.

Materials distributed included: handouts (Cigarettes What’s It Going To Cost You, The Truth About Tobacco & Smoking Alabama Quit Now, Dangers of Secondhand Smoke and other handouts).

Visual Aids: Tar Jar, Phlegm Jar, and other visual aid structures.

Number in Attendance: 450

Outcome: Several employees have been referred to the Alabama Tobacco Quit Line. Also, we continue to provide educational materials and support for their employees as they approach their Smoke-free Date of January 01, 2019.

Mobile County Housing Authority

05/23/2018

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Organization:  Mobile County Housing Authority

Location of Event:  16545 US-45, Citronelle, AL 36522

Purpose of Event:  Provide smoking cessation support and education to residents in the Citronelle area.

Materials distributed included: Alabama Quit Line information, handouts (Cigarettes What’s It Going To Cost You), Dangers of Secondhand Smoke and other handouts).

Visual Aids: Tobacco 101PowerPoint, Tar Jar, Phlegm Jar, and other visual aid structures.

Number in Attendance: 8

Outcome: Quit plans were created for five individuals.

Mobile County Health Department

Medical Providers Meeting

06/13/2018

Organization:  Mobile County Health Department

Location of Event:  251 N. Bayou Street, Mobile, AL 36603

Purpose of Event:  Provide education to doctors and other health care providers on how to refer their patients who smoke to smoking cessation support.

Materials distributed included: N/A

Visual Aids: N/A

Number in Attendance: 34

Outcome: Health Care Providers are now linked with a referral source for their smoking patients seeking cessation.

Virginia College

Nurses Health Fair

06/14/2018

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Organization:  Virginia College

Location of Event:  3725 Airport Blvd Ste 165, Mobile, AL 36608

Purpose of Event:  Provide educational material to students on the health risk of tobacco products, secondhand smoke, advertising tricks of tobacco companies, and provide cessation information.

Materials distributed included: handouts (Cigarettes What’s It Going To Cost You, E-Cigarettes 8 Things You Should Know, COPD, Little Cigars 6 Big Problems, and other handouts.)

Visual Aids: Tar Jar, Phlegm Jar, and other visual aid structures.

Number in Attendance: 39

Outcome:

  • One nurse who had relapsed now has a personal quit plan to help support her decision to try quitting again.
  • Several students received tips and materials to support them and love ones effort to quit.

Cumulus Media

06/20/2018

Organization:  Cumulus Media

Location of Event:  2800 Dauphin St, Mobile ,  AL 36606

Purpose of Event:  Provide information to various community partners of Cumulus Media Group on how to refer tobacco users to smoking cessation support and education in the Mobile area.

Materials distributed included: N/A

Visual Aids: N/A

Number in Attendance: 24

Outcome: Partnership created that will permit tobacco facts to educate and provide cessation information through PSA’s and other community partnerships.

Central Plaza Housing Smoking Cessation

07/09/2018

Organization:  Mobile Housing Authority

Location of Event:  Central Plaza Housing

Materials distributed included: handouts (Tips to Successful Quitting)

Visual Aids: Tar-Wars PowerPoint

Number in Attendance: 38

Outcome: Provide tobacco cessation tips to thirty-eight tenants on behalf of the Mobile Housing Board and HUD, as they are going smoke-free as of August 1, 2018

Gulf Village Housing Smoking Cessation

07/09/2018

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Organization:  Mobile Housing Authority

Location of Event:  Gulf Village Housing

Materials distributed included: handouts (Tips to Successful Quitting)

Visual Aids: Tar-Wars PowerPoint

Number in Attendance: 68

Outcome: Provide tobacco cessation tips to sixty-eight tenants on behalf of the Mobile Housing Board and HUD, as they are going smoke-free as of August 1, 2018

Oaklawn Homes Smoking Cessation

07/10/2018

Organization:  Mobile Housing Authority

Location of Event:  Oaklawn Homes

Materials distributed included: handouts (Tips to Successful Quitting)

Visual Aids: Tar-Wars PowerPoint

Number in Attendance: 21

Outcome: Provide tobacco cessation tips to twenty-one tenants on behalf of the Mobile Housing Board and HUD, as they are going smoke-free as of August 1, 2018

Renaissance Garden Homes Smoking Cessation

07/11/2018

Organization:  Mobile Housing Authority

Location of Event:  Renaissance Garden Homes

Materials distributed included: handouts (Tips to Successful Quitting)

Visual Aids: Tar-Wars PowerPoint

Number in Attendance: 20

Outcome: Provide tobacco cessation tips to twenty tenants on behalf of the Mobile Housing Board and HUD, as they are going smoke-free as of August 1, 2018

Thomas James Place Smoking Cessation

07/16/2018

Organization:  Mobile Housing Authority

Location of Event:  Thomas James Place

Materials distributed included: handouts (Tips to Successful Quitting)

Visual Aids: Tar-Wars PowerPoint

Outcome: Provide tobacco cessation tips to 25 tenants on behalf of the Mobile Housing Board and HUD, as they are going smoke-free as of August 1, 2018

R.V. Taylor Housing Smoking Cessation

07/17/2018

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Organization:  Mobile Housing Authority

Location of Event:  R.V. Taylor Housing

Materials distributed included: handouts (Tips to Successful Quitting)

Visual Aids: Tar-Wars PowerPoint

Number in Attendance: 61

Outcome: Provide tobacco cessation tips to tenants on behalf of the Mobile Housing Board and HUD, as they are going smoke-free as of August 1, 2018

Virginia College 2018 Nurses Health Fair

7/18/2018

Nurses and students of Virginia College in Mobile, Alabama say, We Get It Alabama!

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Organization:  Virginia College

Location of Event:  3725 Airport Blvd Ste 165, Mobile, AL 36608

Materials distributed included: handouts (Cigarettes What’s It Going To Cost You, E-Cigarettes 8 Things You Should Know, COPD, Little Cigars 6 Big Problems, and other handouts.)

Visual Aids: Tar Jar, Phlegm Jar, and other visual aid structures.

Outcome: Twenty-three students received smoking cessation tips and educational materials on the health risk of tobacco products, secondhand smoke, and on the advertising tricks of tobacco companies.

Downtown Renaissance

07/23/2018

Organization:  Mobile Housing Authority

Location of Event:  Downtown Renaissance

Materials distributed included: handouts (Tips to Successful Quitting)

Visual Aids: Tar-Wars PowerPoint

Number in Attendance: 24

Outcome: Provide tobacco cessation tips to tenants on behalf of the Mobile Housing Board and HUD, as they are going smoke-free as of August 1, 2018

Boykin Towers

07/23/2018

Organization:  Mobile Housing Authority

Location of Event:  Boykin Towers

Materials distributed included: handouts (Tips to Successful Quitting)

Visual Aids: Tar-Wars PowerPoint

Number in Attendance: 51

Outcome: Provide tobacco cessation tips to tenants on behalf of the Mobile Housing Board and HUD, as they are going smoke-free as of August 1, 2018

Orange Grove Housing

07/23/2018

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Organization:  Mobile Housing Authority

Location of Event:  Orange Grove Housing

Materials distributed included: handouts (Tips to Successful Quitting)

Visual Aids: Tar-Wars PowerPoint

Number in Attendance: 36

Outcome: Provide tobacco cessation tips to tenants on behalf of the Mobile Housing Board and HUD, as they are going smoke-free as of August 1, 2018

Community Resource Fair

07/26/2018

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Organization:  Mobile Advisory Commission for the Disabled and Independent Living Center of Mobile

Location of Event:  The Shoppes at Bel-Air

Materials distributed included: (Cigarettes- What’s It Going To Cost You, The Truth About Tobacco & Smoking Alabama Quit Now, Dangers of Secondhand Smoke and other handouts, etc.).

Visual Aids: Tar Jar, Phlegm Jar, and other visual aid structures.

Outcome: Information on the health risks of tobacco products, smoking cessation quit plans and support was provided to eleven residence of the Independent Living Center of Mobile.

Love U Love U Back to School Event

07/28/2018

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Organization:  Do You Belong

Location of Event:  The Grounds

Materials distributed included: (Cigarettes- What’s It Going To Cost You, The Truth About Tobacco & Smoking Alabama Quit Now, Dangers of Secondhand Smoke and other handouts).

Visual Aids: Tar Jar, Phlegm Jar, and other visual aid structures.

Outcome: Twenty-six individuals received information on the health risks of tobacco products and smoking cessation.

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