The prevention education program features Dr. David Fagan, vice chairman of Pediatric Ambulatory Administration, Department of Pediatrics-Northwell Health, Cohen’s Children’s Medical Center; Assistant Professor at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.
Dr. Fagan will discuss the extent of youth/young adult e-cigarette use; health harms associated with e-cigarettes and strategies to address adolescent and young adult e-cigarette use. Despite recent student survey results indicating an overall decrease in vaping for Massapequa youth (grades 8 -12), youth continue to vape and report increased use of traditional cigarettes (DFC Core Measures for Grades 6-12 Report 2020-21 Massapequa Public Schools).
Vaping: The Continuing Epidemic Among Youth is free and open to the community on zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83284796294. For more information contact MTAC Project Coordinator Maura Ebert at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 516-799-3203, ext. 229.
—Submitted by the Massapequa Takes Action Coalition