Kudos! Tobacco Prevention Program receives national recognition 

The Tobacco Prevention Program’s King County Partners with CHWs to Provide Tobacco Interventions initiative addressed tobacco-related health disparities by integrating Community Health Workers (CHW) into tobacco interventions was recently selected as Model Practice by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Model Practices Program.

This NACCHO award nationally honors outstanding local public health practices throughout the country and is highly competitive. Selection indicates that a program demonstrated “Exemplary and replicable qualities in response to a local public health need.” All Model Practices winners will be recognized at the NACCHO Annual Conference Public Health Revolution: Bridging Clinical Medicine and Population Health July 11-13, 2017 and the Grand Award Ceremony, on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.