Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County and the Wright State University School of Professional Psychology have worked together to create a short, 10-question survey to gauge community interest around tobacco- free parks and recreation centers. Many communities across the nation have chosen to have their parks become tobacco- free for the following reasons:
- Parks and recreation facilities are established to promote healthy activities, community wellness; and tobacco- free policies complement this goal.
- Tobacco-free policies help to change community norms so that tobacco use is not an acceptable behavior for young people or adults.
- The new Surgeon General’s report emphasized that secondhand smoke is a human carcinogen for which there is no safe level of exposure.
This survey is for Montgomery County residents only. The direct link to the survey is
It can also be accessed through our website, http://www.phdmc.org/getup and then clicking on the survey banner at the top of the page.
Because we would like to reach as many Montgomery County residents as possible, please post the survey on your organization’s website and encourage employees, friends and family to complete it by April 21st.