5 Counties for Tobacco Free Living
5 Counties for Tobacco-Free Living serves Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Washington, and Waushara Counties. Our mission is to create nicotine and tobacco-free environments in which we live, work, and play, while promoting healthy lifestyles through education, advocacy, and policy.
5 Counties for Tobacco Free Living Quarterly Newsletter (November 2016)
5 Counties for Tobacco Free Living Quarterly Newsletter (July 2016)
5 Counties for Tobacco Free Living Quarterly Newsletter (Fall 2015)
Despite the fact that you must be 18 years of age to purchase or possess tobacco products, more than 80% of current adults who smoke started as teens. The coalition works with local school districts and youth-serving organizations on youth prevention strategies. The coalition also conducts tobacco retailer compliance checks, monitors the marketing practices of the tobacco industry, and supports efforts to increase the price of tobacco products.
Quit Tobacco Resources
The 5 Counties for Tobacco-Free Living does not offer any direct cessation services. We suggest the following resources:
WI Tobacco Quit Line (24 hours/ 7days a week)
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death and disease in Fond du Lac County, causing an estimated 133 deaths in Fond du Lac County every year. The Wisconsin Tobacco Quitline 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) is a toll free service available to help Wisconsin residents quit. The Quitline is available from 7 AM to 2AM daily. For more information, contact the Quitline.
Free Quit Tobacco Resources
Print Quit Tobacco Tool Kit
Quit Tobacco Tool Kit Contents
Create a Plan to Quit (Spanish)
Medication Chart (Spanish)
Dealing with Withdrawal
When You Quit Smoking
Cost of Cigarettes
You CAN Afford to Quit Smoking: Covering Medication Costs (Spanish)
Supporter List & Trigger Worksheet
My Quit Smoking Journal
Tools for Employers/Businesses
Exposure to secondhand smoke increases the risk of heart disease, asthma, cancer, and many other chronic health conditions. Smokefree building policies are the only effective means to eliminate this risk. The Coalition is available as a resource to help local businesses develop or expand tobacco free policies.
If you need additional assistance with a tobacco-related issue, or are interested in promoting tobacco free policies, contact Sandy Bernier, Program Coordinator, at (920) 906-5537
Location at City/County Government Center on the 3rd floor
Office Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday through Friday (except legal holidays)
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