Clearing the Air
The truth about Vaping
Electronic Smoking Devices
-Statistics – national, state, and local
-Regulations (or lack thereof)
-Current health advisories (hospitalizations/deaths)
-Harms of tobacco/combustible cigarettes
-Smoke free Air acts
-Tobacco Free Quad City (TFQC) Coalition
Mariah Benson has served as a tobacco coordinator, health educator, and lead case manager at the Rock Island County Health Department for two years. She has M.S. in Health Sciences from Western Illinois University and a B.A. in Biology from Augustana College. Additionally, she received her personal training certificate from the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Kim Mills serves as the Community Tobacco Consultant in Scott County. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education and has 13 years of experience serving as the Coordinator for the Community Partnership Tobacco Prevention and Control Grant.
UnityPoint Health Cancer Center Community Outreach Coordinator, Kristi Siwajek, has 25 years of experience in community development including health and education programs. She has worked in cancer outreach for four years. She has an MBA from Drake University, and B.A. in International Management and Spanish.