Midcoast Public Health Council to discuss tobacco, health plans

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ROCKLAND — Kristen McAuley, prevention and training director at the Center for Tobacco Independence, is the featured speaker for Midcoast Public Health Council’s meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., at the Knox County Emergency Management Agency, 301 Park Street, in Rockland.

McAuley will provide an update on statewide tobacco prevention initiatives, legislative updates, and vaping-associated lung injury.

There will be a brief presentation about the local hospitals' Community Health Improvement Plans (CHIPs), and a discussion about the 2020 Local Public Health System Assessment (LPHSA).

In addition to the meeting agenda, attached are copies of the draft meeting minutes from September 10 and a brief introduction to the LPHSA.

SNOW DATE: With the possibility of a storm coming up at the beginning of next week, MPHC snow date for this meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., at the Knox County Emergency Management Agency. See the attached weather cancellation policy for more information.

“As always, attendees will have the opportunity to network with colleagues and peers, and to collaborate/partner on the great public health work happening in our district,” said MPHC, in a news release.

2019-09-10 - MPHC Meeting - DRAFT Minutes.pdf
2019-11-12 - MPHC Meeting - Agenda final_.pdf
LPHSA One-Pager 2019-11-07.pdf

Event Date: 

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 9:00am to 11:30am

Event Location: 

Knox County Emergency Management Agency

Address: 

301 Park Street
Rockland  Maine
United States