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  • Smoke-Free Public Housing
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    in Geauxing Smoke-Free in your housing authority? Find tools and resources here at Well-Ahead Louisiana! Implementing a smoke-free policy can offer many benefits reducing turnaround time of vacant units, reducing fire risk and lowering maintenance cost....
  • Restaurants
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    Documentation/Verification Comprehensive smoke-free policy Copy of policy RESOURCES FOR IMPLEMENTATION Comprehensive tobacco-free policy Copy of policy RESOURCES FOR IMPLEMENTATION Promotion of the Louisiana Tobacco Quitline or another approved cessation service organization Written description or pictures of ways in which the LA Tobacco Quitline or other service is promoted RESOURCES FOR IMPLEMENTATION 5-2-1-0 Let’s Go! Healthy...
  • Oral HealthOLD
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    or Reduced Fee Clinics http://www.ladental.org/lda/public-resources/community-clinics Find providers for Medicaid or LaCHIP http://www.mcnala.net/en/find-dentist Adults with a BayouHealth plan may be eligible for certain dental benefits Learn more »...
  • Hospitals
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    Wellspots Because hospitals touch the lives of so many from such a broad cross-section of local communities, your hospital is in a unique position to be able to have a significant impact on the health behaviors of both staff and patients. Our hospital benchmarks are centered on a campus wide tobacco-free policy as well as worksite wellness programming for staff and health education for patients. To learn more about the benchmarks for hospital WellSpots and to get your hospital moving Well-Ahead, take the Hospital Assessment . (hyperlinked to the assessment) You can also click here [link to hospital implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. Hospital WellSpot Benchmarks All hospital WellSpots must be designated tobacco-free locations. In addition to being tobacco-free, hospitals may meet additional wellness benchmarks....
  • Oral HealthOLD
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    Facts... In 2011 the death rate due to cancer of the Oral Cavity and Pharynx was 3.8 per 100,000, making Louisiana 2nd highest in the U.S. (US 2.5) and there were 638 new cases An estimated 41.9% of third grade students have untreated tooth decay Only 43.4% percent of Louisiana residents receive fluoridated water compared to 74.6% nation wide Risk factors for oral and periodontal (gum) disease: 10.9% of adults in Louisiana have diabetes, 5% have cardiovascular disease, 23.5% are current smokers, and 6.4% report heavy alcohol use 53 of 64 parishes are designated as dental health professional shortage...
  • Hospitals
    http://wellaheadla.com/WellSpots/WellSpot-Benchmarks/Hospitals
    Wellspots Because hospitals touch the lives of so many from such a broad cross-section of local communities, your hospital is in a unique position to be able to have a significant impact on the health behaviors of both staff and patients. Our hospital benchmarks are centered on a campus wide tobacco-free policy as well as worksite wellness programming for staff and health education for patients. To learn more about the benchmarks for hospital WellSpots and to get your hospital moving Well-Ahead, take the Hospital Assessment . (hyperlinked to the assessment) You can also click here [link to hospital implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. Hospital WellSpot Benchmarks All hospital WellSpots must be designated tobacco-free locations. In addition to being tobacco-free, hospitals may meet additional wellness benchmarks. Hospitals Level...
  • Restaurants
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    WellSpots Because so many of us enjoy spending time with family and friends at restaurants, restaurants have a great opportunity to impact the health of their communities. By doing things like adopting a comprehensive smoke-free policy, offering and promoting healthy menu options, and offering healthier preparations at no upcharge, you are helping to make the healthy choice the easy choice for Louisiana residents. To learn more about the benchmarks for restaurant WellSpots and to get your restaurant moving Well-Ahead, take the Restaurant Assessment. (hyperlinked to the assessment) You can also click here [link to restaurant implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. Restaurant WellSpot Benchmarks All restaurant WellSpots must be designated smoke-free locations. In addition to being smoke-free, restaurants may meet additional wellness benchmarks....
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