The tobacco program at City-County Health District was created based on The Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Best Practices for comprehensive tobacco control programs.

The program is funded by grants through the Master Settlement Agreement  and the CDC.

The tobacco program works closely with Valley City - Tobacco Free Coalition in its efforts to educate and involve the community regarding tobacco related issues.

What We Do


  • Educate the public on the dangers of tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.
  • Work with businesses to implement smoke-free policies in the workplace.
  • Employ counter-marketing and media advocacy strategies to combat tobacco industry influence.
  • Ensure compliance with laws restricting minors’ access to tobacco by assisting local law enforcement in conducting compliance checks.
  • Provide information to state and local policy makers and community members regarding current issues in tobacco control.


For more information contact:

Heather Schwehr
Tobacco Coordinator
701-845-8595

Tobacco