Milton, FL - The Tobacco-Free Santa Rosa Coalition (TFSRC) will meet at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, August 15 in the main conference room of the Florida Department of Health Milton location, 5527 Stewart Street (in the back of the building).
Topics include work-site wellness, smoke-free multi-unit housing, Point of Sale (POS) policies, tobacco free parks, community events and partnership’s vision for FY 2019-20.
The Tobacco-Free Santa Rosa Coalition began in September 2008 as a partnership of community members and agencies working together with a mission to reduce the prevalence of tobacco use and provide education on the dangers of tobacco abuse among children and adults.
Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County
Healthy Start Coalition of Santa Rosa County
Women, Infant and Children Program (WIC)
The Center for Total Women’s Health
Community Drug and Alcohol Council- Behavioral Health
West Florida Area Health Education Center
Santa Rosa County School District
Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office
Santa Rosa County School Health Program
City of Milton
Santa Rosa Pediatrics
University of West Florida
Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT)
Department of Juvenile Justice
SR Teen Court
United Way of Northwest Florida
Major’s Home Improvement
Camp Fire Gulf Wind
Children’s Home Society
ServPro of North Pensacola
Goodwill Easter Seals of the Gulf Coast
AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Any interested citizens or community groups are encouraged to attend the meeting and join the coalition.
For more information, contact Vince Nguyen, Tobacco Cessation Specialist with the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County, at 850-564-2253.
COVID-19 Testing Site to Remain Open Two More Weeks at UWF With No Pre-screening Required
A mobile COVID-19 testing site with no pre-screening required will remain open for two more weeks for Escambia and Santa Rosa County residents at the University of West Florida.
The drive-through test site will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the SP2 parking lot, which is on the east side of campus near the East Sports Complex. Individuals are asked to remain in their vehicles.
The site was opened at the request of the Governor’s Office under the direction of the Florida Department of Health in conjunction with both Escambia and Santa Rosa counties and assistance from the Florida National Guard.
If you and your management team are wondering if your county is trending in the right direction to continue reopening your community, visit Florida's county level COVID-19 trend tracker and click on your county in the top right drop down box.