Okaloosa

Okaloosa

Okaloosa

Florida Department of Health
Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida

Vision: A Tobacco Free Life for all Floridians

Mission: Working to protect all Floridians from the dangers of inhaled nicotine and secondhand smoke exposure, through evidence-based tobacco prevention and cessation programs, with an emphasis on youth and other vulnerable populations.

Contact Us

Address: 221 Hospital Drive NE
Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548
Phone: 850-699-4219
Email: tobaccofreeokaloosa@flhealth.gov
Grantee Name: Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County

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Partnership Information

The Okaloosa County Tobacco-Free Partnership is a locally organized group of community partners committed to saving lives by reducing the use of tobacco products. To join please contact Anamaria Penagos at Anamaria.Penagos@flhealth.gov.

County SWAT Information

Students Working Against Tobacco is Florida's youth organization working to mobilize, educate and equip youth to revolt against and de-glamorize Big Tobacco. To join a the movement please contact Anamaria Penagos at Anamaria.Penagos@flhealth.gov.

SWATFlorida.com

County Data

In 2020, 20.5% of Okaloosa County middle and high school students used cigarettes, cigars, electronic vapor products (e.g. JUUL, vapes), or hookah in the past 30 days in comparison to 18.0% at the state level. To learn more join our partnership!

FLHealthCHARTS.com

Events Calendar

Q4 Point-of-Sale Task Force Meeting

Thursday, June 16, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County

221 Hospital Dr NE

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

The POS Task Force is a community coalition dedicated to reducing the harmful effects of POS tobacco marketing. Our next meeting will be held at the FDOH in FWB on 06/16/2022 at 11am. Please contact Logan at Logan.Goodson@FLhealth.gov to join.

RSVP: Logan.Goodson@FLhealth.gov




Q4 Okaloosa County Tobacco-Free Partnership Meeting

Monday, June 20, 2022 @ 09:00 AM

GoToMeeting

Meeting Link: https://meet.goto.com/223598333

Dial In (Toll Free): 1-877-309-2073,

The Okaloosa TFP is a community coalition dedicated to reducing the harmful effects that tobacco has on our community at large. Our next virtual meeting will be on 06/20/2022 at 9am. Please contact Logan at Logan.Goodson@FLhealth.gov to join.

RSVP: Logan.Goodson@FLhealth.gov




POS Tobacco Marketing: Centering LGBT Persons in Tobacco Prevention Efforts

Sunday, June 12, 2022 @ 07:00 PM

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Emerald Coast

1295 N Bayshore Dr

Valparaiso, FL 32580

BTFF Provider, Logan Goodson, has partnered with PFLAG Niceville to lead a training on point-of-sale tobacco marketing aimed at centering LGBT persons in Okaloosa County tobacco prevention efforts.

RSVP: Logan.Goodson@FLhealth.gov




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