Illinois Tobacco-Free Communities

The goals for the program are eliminating exposure to environmental tobacco smoke; promoting quitting among adults and youth; preventing initiation among youth; and identifying and addressing the needs of populations affected by tobacco-use disparities.

 

The Greene County Health Department Community Intervention Plan includes:

 

Promoting the Illinois Tobacco Quitline 1(866)QUIT-YES / (866)784-8937 and providing the American Lung Association and the Department of Public Health with current listings of cessation classes and resources offered in the county on an ongoing basis.

 

Working with community members to prevent possession of tobacco products by minors in Greene County.

 

 

Established February 24, 1969

Greene County Health Dept. is an Equal Opportunity Employer