Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition takes county fair booth virtual

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Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition takes county fair booth virtual

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – The Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition is launching a virtual fair booth this year to continue to share important information with the community despite COVID-19 restrictions. 

Beginning on Monday, September 21st, which traditionally would be the start of the 2020 Tuscarawas County Fair, the ADC will launch a virtual booth via the coalition’s Facebook page. Each day ADC members will host a live virtual booth from the Get Leveled Podcast studios in New Philadelphia. Members will share information and resources, answer questions and interact with community members through live comment feeds, and even give away a few prizes. 

Community members are encouraged to join ADC members during the live interaction opportunities each day of fair week. Monday – Saturday from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ADC members will host a Facebook live event to answer questions and provide resources, information, and live demonstrations for devices such as the drug deactivation bags and conversation key chains. 

Monday, September 21st Learn more about the ADC in general. Members will discuss who makes up the ADC, the initiatives of the coalition, and more.

Tuesday, September 22nd ADC members will focus on marijuana prevention initiatives including an interactive community survey, an overview of tools and resource available, and discussion on local statistics.

Wednesday, September 23rd There will be a live discussion regarding youth alcohol consumption in Tuscarawas County, local prevention efforts, signs and toolkits to encourage prevention, and more.

Thursday, September 24th – A focus on prescription drug use locally and how they affect our youth. 

Friday, September 25th Members will highlight ongoing efforts locally to prevent our youth from tobacco use. Information will be provided related to a variety of common tobacco devices, warning signs, and more.

Saturday, September 26th The ADC will feature ongoing faith-based partnerships throughout the community include the upcoming third-annual Hope Sunday event.

“The Tuscarawas County Fair is such an important event that offers so many opportunities for our community to connect with each other, resources, and more,” explained Jodi Salvo, ADC Coordinator. “While COVID-19 restrictions and safety precautions have caused the fair to look much differently this year, we felt it was still important to find a way to make those connections.”

For more information regarding the services and resources provided by the Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition visit adctusc.org.