Johnson County’s adult smoking rate is at 24.8%, just higher than the statewide prevalence at 24.5%. The Johnson County Health Department is working to reduce the smoking rate in our county, and congratulates those who have kicked the habit through their Freedom From Smoking group quit program.
Kentucky has among the highest cigarette usage statistics in the nation. In a survey of 10th graders, the Mountain Region of Kentucky had a cigarette use prevalence rate of 13.4% – much higher than the national rate of 4.9%.
The Johnson County Health Department is working to combat this issue. Be watching the following sections for photos and more as the Mary Beth Castle works with our local school districts to educate our youth on the dangers of smoking.
The Johnson County Health Department is proud to have helped many quit smoking, and congratulates those who have successfully remained quit. Be watching this section as we will soon post recent success stories!
For more information about upcoming classes contact Mary Beth Castle @ 789-2590 or MaryB.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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