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State Health Commissioner emphasizes continued efforts to sustain the improvements
Youth volunteers across Virginia help make schools 100% tobacco-free
Richmond, VA– The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) is launching its 24/7 Campaign, a youth-driven initiative to help schools become tobacco-free 24 hours a day, seven days a week. VFHY is also launching a website, 247CampaignVA.com, which will offer free online resources and materials that Virginia schools can use to adopt or promote 100 percent tobacco-free schools policies.
NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD
RFP #852P017 - Tobacco Use Prevention Programs for Youth
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth will provide grant awards to the organizations listed below not to exceed the following award amounts:
Award Period: July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2018
RFP #852R008: Grants for Youth Tobacco Use Prevention Research
The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth announces its Best Value Request for Proposals (RFP) funding opportunity for research projects. Virginia universities, nonprofit/charitable organizations, government entities and businesses are eligible to submit proposals for the three-year contract period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.
For Immediate Release
April 10, 2014
Media Contact: Richard Foster, (804) 225-3947
Statewide survey examines the appeal, knowledge and usage of tobacco products
Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. Bill Hazel announced that Virginia’s teen smoking rates have plummeted to the lowest point in 10 years! Secretary Hazel made his remarks at the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s fourth annual Virginia Healthy Youth Day event, which was held at 10 a.m. on Jan. 17 at the State Capitol Bell Tower.