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Residential Buildings in Indian River County are Going Smoke-Free
Policies Protect Residents From Secondhand Smoke and Smoking-Related Fires
May 16, 2014

VERO BEACH , FL – Smoke-free multiunit housing, a growing trend throughout the country, has made its way to Indian River County.

Several residential properties in Indian River County have implemented smoke-free policies for the entire property:

“Florida Baptist Retirement Center is a health conscious, Christian, non-profit,” said Sonya Crawford, RN, Director of Admissions and Outreach. “People appreciate being around other non-smokers, both residents and employees, who are living a smoke free life.”

Taking steps in the right direction are a growing list of properties that have chosen to become 100% smoke free indoors. These properties may ban smoking in enclosed hallways, pool areas, or other outdoor areas, but have chosen to provide designated smoking areas for residents, employees and guests. The list includes: