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Hernando Residents Invited to Learn About the Dangers of Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

November 15, 2010

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) invites the public to learn more about the dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke during a lunch event in Hernando. The event is part of the Smokefree Air Mississippi initiative and is entitled Clearing the Air: Eliminating Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in All Public Places Including Workplaces.

Speakers include healthcare providers, elected officials, business owners and people who have been dramatically affected by exposure to secondhand smoke.

                         Clearing the Air
                              11:30 a.m. 
                         Tuesday, November 16, 2010
                         Gale Community Center
                             2601 Elm Street
                            Hernando, Mississippi 


Lunch is provided and will be served at 11:30 a.m.
The Clearing the Air event is open to the public and the media. For more information, visit