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Please note the Imperial County Public Health Department will be closed to all walk-in services for the public. Department staff will be available to provide assistance by phone to members of the community who have questions related to any of the Department’s essential services.

Phone assistance will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The office will be closed for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. This shall remain in effect until further notice.

Tobacco

Local Efforts:

The Imperial County Public Health Department (ICPHD) -Tobacco Education Project continues to work on reducing the devastating effects of tobacco through a variety of countywide efforts. It promotes a tobacco-free community through education and intervention activities, and engages community members and agencies in efforts that support tobacco-related policy, system, and environmental change and address tobacco-related determinants of health.

Local tobacco-control efforts have led to the adoption of voluntary smoke-free policies in Imperial County.  It includes the passage of voluntary smoke-free policies at:

Healthcare Facilities: 

  • Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District (2012)

  • El Centro Regional Medical Center  (2018)

  • Vo Medical Center  (2019)

  • Calexico Wellness Center (2019) 

Multi-Unit Housing Complexes:

  • Imperial Valley Housing Authority-Cedar Apartments (2013)

  • Bailon Management ( 2013)

  • Martha’s Apartment (2013)

  • Joe Acuña Management (2013)

  • Andrade Apartments (2013)

College Campus:

  • Imperial Valley College (2008)

Additional Resources:

For additional tobacco education resources, visit www.tobaccofreeic.com or contact (442) 265 -1362.  To join local tobacco control efforts email icsmokefreecoalition@gmail.com.