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In the Media
Shape of the City – November 2022
On this episode Shape of the City learn about the Center for People in Need as well as the background of the Great American Smokeout and what Tobacco Free Lancaster County is doing locally. Sophia’s interview begins at 8:46.
Midday Interview: Tobacco Use in the LGBTQ+ Community
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — An issue that has plagued the LGBTQ+ community for years now is tobacco use. Sadie Jensen, a tobacco prevention educator with Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, and Lauren Falconer, a manager at OutNebraska and the vice president of “Tobacco Free Lancaster County,” joined Channel 8 News at midday to talk about why this has been a problem and ways to help.
Midday Interview: How to help a loved one stop smoking
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Nov. 18 is the American Cancer Society’s “Great American Smokeout,” raising awareness to help loved ones quit smoking.
Sophia Yelkin, a public health educator with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, joined Channel 8 News at midday to talk about the LLCHD’s resources in helping others quit smoking.
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