Availability of Communication Products Promoting a Healthy, Smoke-Free 2012
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
To tap into the tradition of
making New Year’s resolutions and to encourage smokers to resolve to make 2012
their year to quit, CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) has updated its
communication products that focus on the theme "Your Year to Quit” and the
tagline "The most important New Year’s resolution you may ever make.”
Please use these products to reach
smokers in your community or constituency. Also, please share this E-mail with
others so that they, too, may use the products in their efforts.
This article a) encourages smokers
to make a New Year’s resolution to quit and enlist support from family and
friends and b) provides links to information and resources to increase quitting
This animated e-card encourages
smokers to make a New Year’s resolution to quit.
States and partners can upload
this button to their Web sites to help promote the New Year’s cessation message
and to link users to related content on CDC’s Smoking & Tobacco Use Web
Resource Center (MCRC) Savings Available for
As a friendly reminder, grantees
are encouraged to take advantage of MCRC ads that currently are in cycle, many
of which promote cessation. Doing so can save thousands of dollars in production
costs and talent fees.
OSH also hopes that you will use
the following Web-based and social media materials to get the word out about
these new products and to stay informed throughout the year.
Subscribe to CDC’s Smoking and
Tobacco Use main feed at www.cdc.gov/tobacco/rss/index.htm
to receive updates of new and recently changed content from CDC’s Smoking &
Tobacco Use Web site on your browser or desktop.
Subscribe to CDC’s Text Message
service to receive regular text messages about a variety of health topics
tailored to your interests, such as OSH’s New Year’s message that encourages
people to enjoy a smoke-free 2012. For more information about CDC’s Text
Messages, go to www.cdc.gov/mobile/textmessaging.
Continue to access CDC’s Smoking
& Tobacco Use Web site www.cdc.gov/tobacco for helpful resources
and the latest information.
Source: CDC’s Office on Smoking and