• 2020 Illinois Tobacco Prevention Conference

    February 05, 2020
    The Southeastern Illinois Tobacco Free Alliance, Little Egypt Tobacco-Free Coalition and the Wabash
    Valley Tobacco Control Coalition are joining together to present the 2020 Illinois Tobacco Prevention
    Conference on Thursday, February 27. The event will be held at John A. Logan College in Carterville, IL
    from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Healthcare professionals and public health providers focusing on tobacco prevention and cessation
    should attend. Additionally, school administrators, teachers, resource officers, and parents are also
    encouraged to attend. New trends such as vaping, tobacco’s effects on the body, and best practices in
    prevention and cessation will be discussed. A ‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ display will be available along with
    various resource tables. CEUs will be offered through Illinois Public Health Association for $10 per
    person for the following licenses: RN, LPN, APN, LPC, LCPC, LSW, LCSW, and CHES. Professional
    development hours for teachers/school administrators and Certificates of Attendance will be available
    at no charge.

    Breakfast and lunch will be provided by Southern Illinois Healthcare. To register for the event as a
    participant, go to https://bit.ly/2GyJiDL or www.jchdonline.org. More information on speakers and
    lodging options are also available through this link. The deadline for registration is February 13, 2020.
    Please consider attending this informative and educational event as we work together toward a
    healthier Illinois.
    Cristy Wedemeyer, Tobacco Prevention & Control Coordinator
    618-684-3143 ext. 179