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Tobacco Prevention and Control
Paula Collier
(423) 209-8285
paulac@hamiltontn.gov

Tobacco Prevention and Control

Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Reducing tobacco use is a winnable battle with known, effective strategies for success. There are effective quitting medications, quit classes, and support groups. Stay informed and don't give up on your goal to stop tobacco use. Call the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department's Tobacco Information Line at (423) 209-8285, or download our guide:


 

The Tobacco Prevention and Control Program is working toward a tobacco-free Chattanooga in collaboration with Tennessee Department of Health, Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department and Tobacco Free Chattanooga, as well as other organizational partners.

Priorities:

  • Eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke in public spaces for youth and adults
  • Decrease the culture of social acceptability of tobacco in public spaces
  • Increase access to quitting services in Hamilton County
  • Prevent the initiation of tobacco use among youth and adults
  • Build and maintain effective tobacco control coalition in Hamilton County
  • Identify and eliminate tobacco-related health disparities
Learn More:


Tobacco Free Chattanooga

TN Tobacco QuitLine

www.smokefree.gov

CDC Smoking and Tobacco Use

American Lung Association Stop Smoking


Baby and Me Tobacco Free

  • BABY & ME Tobacco Free Program is a smoking cessation program for pregnant women.
  • Free diapers each month, for up to 12 months post-partum for moms who stay tobacco-free.
  • 3rd Street, Sequoyah, and Ooltewah Health Centers.
  • Monthly support group 3rd Tuesday of each month.
  • Connect on Facebook
  • For more info, call (423) 209-8320.