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Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

Our Mission

To create, within our community, the belief that tobacco use is physically and financially harmful, and therefore, socially unacceptable.

Our Goal

To prevent and reduce the use of all tobacco products in Elkhart County, and protect our residents from exposure to secondhand or environmental tobacco smoke.

Tobacco Control of Elkhart County Coalition

Meets the second Monday of the month from 2-3pm at the Elkhart County Health Department in a Lincoln Center Conference Room.

Priority Areas

  • Decrease Indiana youth smoking rates
  • Increase proportion of Hoosiers not exposed to secondhand smoke
  • Decrease Indiana adult smoking rates
  • Maintain state and local infrastructure necessary to lower tobacco use rates

Services Offered

  • Presentations on the health effects of tobacco use, including electronic cigarettes and vaping, secondhand smoke & aerosol, how tobacco products are priced and marketed to target teens, and cessation options for youth and adults
  • Assist community, mental health and addiction treatment centers, health care facilities, workplaces, schools and other agencies to implement comprehensive tobacco-free campus policies
  • Support and promote local statewide smoke free air ordinances
  • Assist public housing authorities and private multi-unit housing management to implement smoke-free policies
  • Enroll employers, organizations and providers in the Quit Now Indiana Preferred Network (1.800.QUIT.NOW)
  • Attend community and employer health fairs

Local Cessation Resources

For more information please contact Elkhart County’s Community-Based and Minority-Based Partners.

More Information:

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Office Location:

Lincoln Center
608 Oakland Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46516-2116
Phone: (574) 523-2117
Fax: (574) 523-2158
Toll Free: 1-877-523-2283

Office Hours:

Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday through Friday: 8:00am*-4:00pm

*Due to staff in-service, our office will open at 9:00am on the second Thursday of February, May, August, and November and on the first Thursday in December.