Health Education Programs
Illinois Tobacco Quit-line
Smokers who want to quit may call the Illinois Quit Line and speak with a therapist for information and help to quit.
To get started you may call the Illinois QUITLINE at 1-866-QUIT YES or 1-866-784-8937. Hours for the QUITLINE are 7am - 11pm, daily.
Smoke Free Illinois Act (SFIA)
The Smoke Free Illinois Act signed into law began on January 1, 2008. This act repeals the 1990 Clean Indoor Air Act and requires all public places, including places of employment, to be completely smoke free.
Governor Quinn signed stronger enforcement and an appeal process in February of 2009. For more information, facts, or to make a complaint go to:
Smoke Free Home Pledge
The Smoke Free Home Pledge - is designed to educate parents and caregivers about the health risks to children from secondhand smoke exposure and encourage them to commit to providing a smoke-free environment in their homes. For a presentation please call contacts listed on the left hand side of the page. For more information about Smoke Free Homes check out: http://www.epa.gov/smokefree/
Quit Smoking Resources
The Facts on Smoking