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Mission Statement: Early Detection, Intervention, & Prevention of Disease, Disability, & Premature Death.

Vision Statement: Promote and Protect the Wellness of our Community through Education, Programs and Services.

Public Health Value Statement: Promoting the Understanding of Beneficial Lifelong Individual Choices; Helping Everyone Attain Longevity Through Health.


Mission Statement: Early Detection, Intervention, & Prevention of Disease, Disability, & Premature Death.

Vision Statement: Promote and Protect the Wellness of our Community through Education, Programs and Services.

Public Health Value Statement: Promoting the Understanding of Beneficial Lifelong Individual Choices; Helping Everyone Attain Longevity Through Health.  




Mission Statement: Early Detection, Intervention, & Prevention of Disease, Disability, & Premature Death.

Vision Statement: Promote and Protect the Wellness of our Community through Education, Programs and Services.

Public Health Value Statement: Promoting the Understanding of Beneficial Lifelong Individual Choices; Helping Everyone Attain Longevity Through Health.  


Mission Statement: Early Detection, Intervention, & Prevention of Disease, Disability, & Premature Death.

Vision Statement: Promote and Protect the Wellness of our Community through Education, Programs and Services.

Public Health Value Statement: Promoting the Understanding of Beneficial Lifelong Individual Choices; Helping Everyone Attain Longevity Through Health.  
 

Save Money By Going Smoke-Free


Smoke-free policies are not only legal--they can help you save money.

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Smoke-Free Policies Help Reduce Fire Risk

Smoke-free policies are not only legal--they help keep people and property safe.


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Benefits of Smoke-Free Policies
Not sure whether a smoke-free policy is the best option for your rental properties? Here are a few things to consider.

Smoke-free policies can save you money.
 - The cost of rehabilitating a smoking unit can be nearly seven time that of rehabilitating a smoke-free unit. 1

Renters prefer smoke-free housing.
 - Seventy percent of Douglass County, Nebraska, renters would choose smoke-free housing over a similar option that allows smoking. 2
 - More than a third of Douglas County renters would be willing to pay more for smoke-free housing. 2
 - Less than 17 percent of Nebraskans smoke 3; 85 percent of Nebraskans don't allow smoking in their homes. 4

Going smoke-free can help protect property and people from the risk of fire.
 - From 2005 to 2008, 221 fires in Nebraska were caused by cigarette smoking, resulting in over $2.9 million in property damage. 5
 - The fatality rate in smoking-related fires is nearly four time higher than the overall residential fire fatality rate, and injuries are more than twice as likely. 6

To learn more about smoke-free policies and to access free resources, visit smokefree.ne.gov


1 Smoke-Free Housing New England, 2009
2 2005 MSR Group survey of Douglas County residents.
3 Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Nebraska Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System: Smoking Among Nebraska Adults, 2009, June 2010.
4 Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Nebraska Adult Tobacco Survey/Social Climate Survey, 2009
5 Nebraska State Fire Marshal
6 U.S. Fire Administration, Residential Smoking Fires and Casualties, June 2005