Tobacco and COVID-19 Webinar

Save the Date 9.1

Worksite leaders, local chambers of commerce members, business and professional organizations and associations, local and state unions, economic and workforce development organizations, and any others who are involved with Kentucky’s workforce are invited to attend a webinar to learn about reducing employee risk connected to tobacco use during the current COVID-19 crisis. The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 12:30pm-1:00pm EDT/11:30am-12:00pm CDT.

Speakers from the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Kentucky Cancer Program, Kentucky Cancer Consortium and the University of Kentucky will present information on what we know about the increased risk for COVID-19 complications and smoking as well as resources for worksites related to tobacco treatment and smoke-free environments. There will also be a short Q&A following the presentation.

Register here.

The webinar is co-sponsored by the Kentucky Cancer Consortium, Kentucky Cancer Program, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, SelfMade Health Network, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, and University of Kentucky BREATHE. If you have any questions about the webinar, please let me know. We look forward to seeing you virtually on September 24th!

New Webinar Recordings February 2020

RECORDED Webinar: How To Promote Inclusive Communities For People With Disabilities
Recognize health disparities and importance of inclusion of individuals with disabilities in health promotion efforts, specific to cancer and to the state of KY.
Presenters: Danielle Augustin and Lindsey Mullis, Inclusive Health and Wellness Program, UK HDI – recorded on January 23, 2020.

RECORDED Webinar: Kentucky law on genetic testing effective, January 1, 2020! – Presented by the Colon Cancer Prevention Program.
Understand the new law (KRS 304. 17A-259) and its impacts on the cancer burden in Kentucky – recorded on Jan 27, 2020

80% by 2018 National Achievement Award

The Kentucky Cancer Consortium is being awarded one of the 2018 National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable 80% by 2018 Achievement Awards on Thursday, March 7th at a live broadcast from 2-3 pm EST.
  • Click here for the press release.
  • Click here for a Kentucky Cancer Consortium Colon Cancer Success Story Video
  • Click here to register for the live webcast on March 7th from 2-3 pm EST.
If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Redmond Knight, KCC Co-Principal Investigator at jredknight@kycancerc.org