The Weld County Tobacco Program is funded through a grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment as part of the Amendment 35 Tobacco Tax through the State Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnership (STEPP).
The program focuses on three main program areas:
- youth tobacco prevention
- cessation for adults, pregnant
women and youth
- education and prevention of
Additionally, we are working on eliminating tobacco disparities in priority populations. A coalition made up of community members is also working toward eliminating tobacco as the leading preventable cause of disease and death in Weld County as part of the program. The Weld County Tobacco program is housed at the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment as part of the Health Communication, Education and Planning division.