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Vaping Seminar offered by the Richland Hospital
Vaping Seminar offered by the Richland Hospital
Juli Thompson
Thursday, March 05, 2020

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN POSTPONED INDEFINITELY AT THIS TIME


-In 2019, about 1 in 3 high school students (4.7 million) and about 1 in 8 middle school students (1.5 million) were current (past 30-day) tobacco product users. - UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention

-In 2019, 40% of Richland County high school youth reported that they tried vaping. (Youth Risk Behavioral Survey).  That is around 280 young people.- Richland County, WI YRBS survey

-From July 2019- Septmeber 2019, 52 people were hospitalized in Wisconsin due to vaping/e cigarette use. - CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report September 27,2019 issue


Inconspicuous vaping is ever-evolving. Knowledge about the dangers is increasing. Attend the upcoming talk on vaping at the Richland Hospital. Dr. Wright and Anna Banker, NP will help you identify the signs of someone that is vaping and how to talk to youth about the risks.  Questions will be welcomed.  This is a free event at the Richalnd Hosptial on Thursday, March 26th from 5:30-7:00pm.  If you have any questions regarding the even, feel free to contact Dana Gochenaur at the Richland Hospital 647-6321 X 2413.