Comprehensive Tobacco Use Prevention & Control Program

Program Details

The Comprehensive Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Program is a set of related initiatives to prevent tobacco use in Orange County. It is modeled after successful strategies in other areas in the United States. This program includes six elements:

  1. Community Programs
  2. Counter Marketing
  3. Enforcement
  4. School-Based Programs
  5. Smoking Cessation
  6. Surveillance and Evaluation

Please call the Community Health Outreach Office at (845) 568-5237, or Email the Community Health Outreach Office for more information on:

  • "Take the Smoke-Free Home Pledge," sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency
  • American Cancer Society: Living Well…Tobacco Free - tobacco education, occupation policy and cessation
  • American Cancer Society: Make Yours A Fresh Family Start - for pregnant women and parents who smoke
  • Educational presentations to civic, business and community groups on the dangers of tobacco
  • Free literature (pamphlets, brochures, posters)
  • Loan library of videos and school curricula
  • Quitting or to sign up for free smoking cessation classes
  • TAP and TEG - teen education programs to stop using tobacco
  • Training to become facilitators of cessation groups