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Southern Seven Health Department is increasing its vaping prevention education for teens

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While e-cigarette use has declined since 2019, it remains a serious public health problem for teens.

Southern Seven Health Department is increasing its Catch My Breath vaping prevention education program for that age group.

WSIU's Brad Palmer spoke with Southern Seven health educator Sydney Shelton about the program and more.

For more information, you can visit the Illinois Tobacco Quitline, Southern Seven Health Department, or call 866-QUIT-YES or (618) 634-2297.

As a news producer and news anchor on All Things Considered, Brad provides the listeners with a recap of the day's top local and state news as well as breaking news at any given time. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org
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