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TACFL Welcomes New Reality Check Coordinator

At TACFL, we have welcomed a new Reality Check Coordinator, Abbey Clark, to the team. Abigail holds a bachelors degree from Nazareth College in Public Health and Psychology, and joins our team at the American Lung Association as a Reality Check Coordinator for Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates Counties.  Abigail has the desire to motivate…
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Check out our September/October newsletter!

Our most recent newsletter contains updates on the vaping conversation in NYS, new tobacco-free spaces, and the Great American Smokeout, coming up on November 21st. You can also read about the group, Our Town Rocks, improving areas in Yates County. Click here to read the newsletter.
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NYSDOH Releases New Tobacco Use Brief

The New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Tobacco Control, released a new brief with information on adult tobacco use in New York State. Data comes from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Key Findings: The adult smoking rate in NYS is 14.1%Adult smoking has dropped 22% between 2011 and 2017, but has remained…
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