Merced County ACCT Coalition

The Merced County A Community Counteracting Tobacco Coalition (ACCT Coalition) is made up of more than 20 culturally diverse members representing various sectors of the community such as: education, business, law enforcement, media, community-based organizations, public health, behavioral health, faith-based organizations, community residents and government elected officials.

ACCT Coalition Mission

The Coalition’s mission statement is to: “Empower Merced County residents to achieve a healthier lifestyle and tobacco-free environments”

  1. Serve as an advisory group to the California Health Collaborative – Merced County Tobacco Control Program (MCTCP)
  2. Provide community-level expertise on tobacco related issues
  3. Assist with the development, planning and implementation of the program’s multi-year comprehensive tobacco control plan
  4. Represent interests of priority populations in the county and offer guidance to the program that results in services that are culturally and linguistically appropriate

ACCT Coalition Activities

  • Community Mobilizing
  • Community Service Activities
  • Data Collection Activities
  • Educational Presentations
  • Leadership Training
  • Media Advocacy
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Tobacco Advocacy

Quarterly Coalition Meetings

  • Meeting Schedule
  • Agendas
  • Minutes

Coalition Social Media

Merced County ACCT Coalition Facebook


Currently vacant
Community Engagement Coordinator