Chronic Disease Risk Reduction
Chronic Disease Risk Reduction (CDRR) is a grant funded program that mainly focuses on Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation.
Secondary goals include:
- Improving Nutrition and Access to Healthy Foods
- Increasing Physical Activity
Barton County Health Department serves as coordinating agency for CDRR work in Barton, Rice, and Stafford Counties. CDRR Coordinator is Janel Rose, Public Health Educator.
State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2017 Strategies are:
Tobacco Use Prevention & Cessation
- Policy Projects at Schools
- Tobacco Prevention Education & Cessation Referral
- Brief Tobacco Intervention Training for Healthcare Providers and Tobacco Quitline Promotion
- Policy Projects with Cities
Quitline Fact Sheet
Kansas Indoor Clean Air Act
The Kansas Tobacco Quitline www.KSquit.org or
1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) provides:
- FREE one-on-one coaching to help tobacco users quit.
- Available 24 hours a day/7 days a weekonline or by phone.
- Trained Quit Coaches
- Support to create an individual plan to quit tobacco and fight cravings.
This FREE service is available to Kansans who are ready to quit any form of tobacco. The Quitline is provided through a partnership between the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and Alere Wellbeing.
Improving Nutrition & Access to Healthy Foods
- Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program
Increasing Physical Activity
- Complete Streets-Smart Growth Policies
Central Kansas Partnership Prevention coalition of parents, professionals and concerned citizens from Barton, Pawnee, Rice, Stafford, and Rush Counties.
Central Kansas Partnership Task Forces:
- CDRR Tobacco Action Team
- Be Well Barton County
- Central Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition
- Suicide Prevention Task Force
- Alcohol Prevention Task Force
- Human Trafficking Task Force
- Community Leadership on Emerging Issues
See Prevention section for more details.