Communities Energized for Health (CEH)

Funder

California Department of Public Health, Tobacco Control Program

PI(s)

Theresa Boschert, J.D.

Description

The CEH (Communities Energized for Health) project addresses exposure to secondhand smoke where Californians live, work, and play.

Objective 1, the primary objective of this project: The Yolo County Public Housing Authority Commission with jurisdiction over public housing in the cities of Esparto, West Sacramento, Winters, Woodland, Knights Landing, and unincorporated Yolo County (all serving a predominantly low socio-economic populations) will adopt and implement legislated policies designating all indoor and outdoor common areas and 100% of individual units (including balconies and patios) in multi-unit housing (MUH) complexes, as entirely smoke-free, with the option of including designated smoking areas at least 25 feet from any entrance or windows.

Objective 2: The United Auburn Indian Community (UAIC) Tribal Council will adopt a comprehensive policy that designates all indoor areas of the Thunder Valley Casino Resort casino/leisure complexes as 100% smoke-free.

Objective 3: The City of Davis will adopt and implement a legislated policy designating all indoor and outdoor common areas and 100% of individual units (including balconies and patios) in multi-unit housing (MUH) complexes, under their jurisdictions, as entirely smoke-free, with the option of including designated smoking areas at least 25 feet from any entrance or windows.