Tobacco Prevention & Education Program

Contact Person for Referral:
Tobacco Prevention Education Program Coordinator
Tel: 541-265-6611 ext. 3281

Smokefree Oregon-Lincoln County Information and Contact

Summary of Program

Lincoln County’s Tobacco Prevention and Education Program strives to make Lincoln County a healthier community by eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke, preventing youth from initiating tobacco use, identifying and eliminating tobacco-related disparities in all populations, and to help smokers quit. Lincoln County TPEP is supported by grant funds from the Oregon State Tobacco and Education Program. More information about this program can be found here.

 

Ready to Quit Tobacco?

The Oregon Tobacco Quit Line is a free telephone service available to all Oregon residents who want to stop using tobacco. The Quit Line offers you free quitting information, one-on-one telephone counseling, referrals for you or a loved one, and you may be eligible for free patches or gum.

Call toll-free: 1-800-QUIT NOW (1-800-784-8669)
Spanish language line: 1.855-DEJELO-YA (1-855-335356-92)
TTY for hearing-impaired callers: 1-877-777-6534
www.quitnow.net/oregon/ (English) or www.quitnow.net/oregonsp/ (Espanol)

Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Resources

Oregon offers a variety of Self-Management Programs to promote taking control of your life and living healthier.

Living Well With Chronic Conditions
Oregon Tobacco Quit Line
Oregon Arthritis Program
Falls Prevention for Older Adults

To find a program near you, dial toll-free: 888-576-7414 or click here.

 

Lincoln County Smoke Free Property

This property is smoke-free for a healthier Lincoln County. Effective April 30, 2013, No person shall smoke or carry any lighted smoking instrument on any county property, except in areas designated as smoking areas (i.e., county parks named in the ordinance). Ordinance #468.

 

Oregon Indoor Clean Air Act (Smokefree Workplace Law)

On January 1, 2009, the Indoor Clean Air Act (ICAA) expanded to require more indoor workplaces to be smokefree including bars and bar areas of restaurants, bowling centers, bingo halls, employee break rooms, child and adult day care, assisted living facilities, and 75% of hotel guest rooms.

The law also prohibits smoking within 10 feet of entrances, exits, windows that open, ventilation intakes, & accessibility ramps of workplaces or public places. ICAA Expansion-Click To Learn More.