MAYO RECEIVES GOLD LEVEL RECOGNITION FOR EFFORTS TO PROHIBIT TOBACCO USE ON CAMPUS

Posted on October 05, 2017
MAYO RECEIVES GOLD LEVEL  RECOGNITION FOR EFFORTS TO PROHIBIT TOBACCO USE ON CAMPUS

The Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy Initiative held their annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards ceremony on Wednesday, September 27.
Mayo Regional Hospital was recognized for meeting the Gold level in the 2017 Gold Star Standards of Excellence Program for efforts to prohibit smoke and tobacco use on campus and address client tobacco use. Award levels are based on best practice criteria such as a smoke and tobacco-free campus policy, annual screening for tobacco use, referral to tobacco treatment and supporting employee education related to tobacco treatment.

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